Thelma C. Stawicki

By Orleans Hub Posted 16 April 2020 at 8:32 am

Thelma Stawicki

Thelma C. Stawicki, 85, of Medina, died peacefully on April 15, 2020 at her home.

A lifelong resident of the area, Thelma was born on Oct. 20, 1934 in Alabama, N.Y., a daughter of the late Dorothy (Henzler) and Lewis Schneider. She worked for the United States Postal Service for more than 25 years and, alongside her husband, John, owned and operated Stawicki Provision in Medina for 20 years. Thelma was a local award-winning Avon representative for a number of years. She enjoyed reading, watching TV, doing word search puzzles, and visiting with family.

Besides her parents, Thelma was predeceased by her husband, John Stawicki, in 2012; sister, Joan Filarowski; brother, Edward Schneider; grandsons, Michael Pries and Robert Klatt; son in-law, Robert Chase; and her furry best friend, Freddie.

She is survived by her children, Joseph (Donna) Stawicki, Katherine (Allan) Johnson, Robert (Kimberly) Stawicki, Sandra Stawicki-Balschmiter, Ann (Robert) Riggle and Laurie (Walt) Klatt; her sister, Dorothy Butterbaugh; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

There will be no calling hours. A private graveside committal service will be held in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orleans County Office for the Aging – Meals on Wheels, 14016 Route 31 West, Albion NY 14411.

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share memories and condolences at