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Sheila M. Stavisky

March 11, 1949 December 30, 2019
Sheila  M. Stavisky
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Obituary for Sheila M. Stavisky

Sheila M. Stavisky, age 70, of Castile, NY and Norvelt, PA. passed away on Monday December 30, 2019 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. She was born in Elmira, NY on March 11, 1949, a daughter to the late Terrence M. and Desailes M. (Brague) McConnell. She is preceded in death by a brother James McConnell who passed away in 2007.

Sheila was a 1967 graduate of North Penn High School in Blossburg, PA., and graduated in 1970 from Mansfield University with a Bachelors of Science in Education. She was a special education teacher of early childhood Education through Jr. High. Sheila worked for several school districts in Pennsylvania including Wellsboro School District in Wellsboro, Tunkhannock Area School District in Tunkhannock and Greensburg-Salem School District in Greensburg where she was very proud of serving as a writing coach. She retired from Greensburg-Salem in 2006.

Sheila was a member of the Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in Greensburg and attended St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church in Warsaw. She was an active member of the Perry Garden Club where she was past treasurer and the Greater Latrobe Art Conservation Trust in Latrobe, PA. Sheila enjoyed cooking, entertaining, home décor especially during the holidays, arts and crafts. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, or just quiet days at the lake with Bill.

She is survived by her husband whom she married on August 28, 1971 Dr. William D. Stavisky, daughter: Bethanie (Kevin) Swartz of Victor, son: Dan (Gina) Stavisky of Orchard Park, 5 grandchildren: John, Allison, Clare, Elyse and Graham. sister-in-law: Sarah (Martin) Fry of Coudersport, PA., and brother-in-law: Dan (Mary) Stavisky of Port Allegany, along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8pm on Friday January 3rd at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main St. in Perry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church 171 N. Main St. in Warsaw at 10am.
She will be laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery in Warsaw.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Perry Garden Club C/O Sue Marinaccio 65Water St. Perry, New York 14530, Cancer Wellness Connections 7 Brickston Dr. Pittsford, NY 14534 or to the Art Conservation Trust Greater Latrobe School District 131 High School Rd. Latrobe, PA. 15650. For more information please call (585) 237-2626 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.eatonwatsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street, Perry, New York 14530.


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Visitation

Friday

3

Jan

2:00 PM 1/3/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/3/2020 4:00:00 PM
Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street
Perry, NY 14530

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.
98 North Main Street Perry 14530 NY
United States

Visitation

Friday

3

Jan

6:00 PM 1/3/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/3/2020 8:00:00 PM
Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.

98 North Main Street
Perry, NY 14530

Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC.
98 North Main Street Perry 14530 NY
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

4

Jan

10:00 AM 1/4/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Michael's Church

171 North Main St.
Warsaw, New York 14530

St. Michael's Church
171 North Main St. Warsaw 14530 New York
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Michael's Cemetery (Warsaw) Final Resting Place

Warsaw, NY 14569

Warsaw 14569 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Perry Garden Club

Cancer Wellness Connections

Art Conservation Trust Greater Latrobe School District

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