Obituaries

Sally Ann Schmidt Van Buren

July 10, 1936 - June 7, 2020

Age 83, of Warsaw, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at her home.

She was born in Batavia, NY on July 10, 1936, daughter to the late Edward Herman Schmidt and the late Bertha F. Jones Schmidt of Attica, NY. She was employed for twenty years as a bus driver for Warsaw Central School. Sally worked in maintenance at Warsaw Central School and then in maintenance at the State University of New York at Geneseo prior to her retirement.

Sally was a lifetime resident of Warsaw. She enjoyed gardening, canning and baking. She also raised her own farm animals, from beef to a Jersey cow, to pigs and a horse. She loved her animals. Sally enjoyed spending time at her home in Warsaw and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Surviving are her close friend over the past few years, Dan Samanski of Dansville; four daughters, Deborah (Steve) Abbott of Silver Springs, NY, Dawn Mattson of Silver Springs, NY, Darlene (Steve) Abramson of Michigan, Diana (Patrick) Hoffman of Arcade, NY; one son, Todd (Michele) Van Buren of Chaffee, NY; one sister, Faye Ellen Amberger of Attica, NY; twenty-four grandchildren; twenty-five great grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, LaVerne Frances Van Buren of Warsaw, her daughter, Laurie Renee Van Buren Holden of Kempter, TX and her brothers, Jack Schmidt, Edward Schmidt and George Schmidt all of Attica, NY.

There are no calling hours. A graveside service will be held Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 11 AM at Forest Hill Cemetery, Route 98, Attica. Memorials may be made to the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, PO Box 631, Buffalo, NY 14240.

Important Dates

June 11, 2020 : Graveside service for Sally Ann Schmidt Van Buren at Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica - 11:00 AM

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Jul 7.20 from Brenda Schmidt Rosenthal:

Aunt Sally was one of a kind.  So many memories of her.  She will be missed.  Prayers to all my cousins and Aunt Faye for your loss.

Jun 27.20 from Rachel Ann (Werner) Rizza:

My thoughts and prayers are with you & all the family. I will Never forget Aunt Sally. 

Jun 12.20 from Denice Schmidt Simpson:

I will miss Aunt Sally.  She had some great stories and always made me laugh.  My deep condolences to all my cousins and all those grand and great grandchildren!  My goodness. I hope she is with Grandma and Grandpa now.

Jun 12.20 from Jeanne Kerwin :

Darlene and Family my thoughts Hugs and Prayers go out to your entire Family.Love and Hugs to All.♥️🙏🏻

Jun 12.20 from Lori Kruppner standish:

I am so sorry, I just seen her in her garden the other day. My thoughts are with you all.

Jun 10.20 from Erica Holden:

Love you Grandma ❤️ Rest In Peace ❤️

Jun 8.20 from Bob and Ann Flowers:

We will miss Sally.  She has been a great neighbor for many years.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.🙏🏻🙏🏻