Rose Mary (Gallo) Schrader

November 16, 1923 ~ February 27, 2021 (age 97)


Rose Mary Schrader, 97, of Sixth Street, Northumberland, passed away Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, in Geisinger Bloomsburg.

Rose was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Northumberland, a daughter of the late Angelo and Luigia (Longardzo) Gallo. On Sept. 28, 1944, she married Josiah Schrader who preceded her in death in 1990.

She was a graduate of Northumberland High School.

Rose was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church, Sunbury.

She was a seamstress/machine operator for Nite-Kraft in Sunbury.

Rose enjoyed dancing, music, and good times with family and friends.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Schrader of Sunbury and Steven A. Schrader of Northumberland; one daughter and son-in-law, Louise and Paul Hilkert of Milton; grandchildren, Eric and wife Janelle Schrader of Northumberland; great-grandchildren, Blake, Trent and Brooke Schrader; and two sisters, Christine Gallo and Betsy Bucher.

Rose was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 4, in Riverview Cemetery.

Donations in Rose's memory may be made to Haven to Home Canine Rescue, PO Box 851, Berwick, PA  18603.

Arrangements are by the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King Street, Northumberland.

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