Schneider, Phyllis, Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away Sunday, October 21, 2012 at her home. Age 93 years. The daughter of the late Robert and Margaret (Hurst) Corcoran, Phyllis was born April 1, 1919 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Alois G. Schneider on February 14, 1942. He predeceased her September 30, 1996. Phyllis was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, the Notre Dame Alumni Club and Maple Hill Golf Club. Phyllis and Al enjoyed wintering in Florida and enjoyed golfing and traveling. Family was important to Phyllis and she loved being surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Surviving are four sons, one daughter and their spouses, George and Betty Jo Schneider, Midland; Robert Schneider, Saginaw; Janet and Bill Thomas, Saginaw; Thomas and Robyn Schneider, Saginaw; Edward and Sheila Schneider, Charlevoix; 20 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Gloria Dirla; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Phyllis was preceded in death by a daughter, Judith Ann Schneider, a son, Richard Schneider, and by two sisters and two brothers, Marjorie Gale, Kathleen Sullivan, Harold and Cecil Corcoran. Honoring Mrs. Schneider’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Rev. Fr. David Parsch will officiate. Friends may call at Holy Spirit Catholic Church where the family will be present on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Spirit Catholic Church, the Muscular Dystrophy Association or the Autism Society of Michigan. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net