Livonia: Joan M. Schuster (Crowe), of Richmond Mills Road, passed Wednesday morning at Rochester General Hospital. She was born September 5th, 1935 in Washington DC to parents George and Ruth Crowe. Joan grew up in Rochester and graduated from West High School in 1953. She wed her husband George on October 26th, 1957 at St. Monica’s Church on Genesee Street in Rochester. They shared the joy of roller skating by meeting twice a week once at Long Point Park near George’s home town and the other time at Eddy’s on Chestnut Street in the city. In addition to being a home maker on the family dairy farm with her husband and seven children, Joan was employed by the Livonia Central School District as a Teacher’s Aid from 1974 to 1997. Joan enjoyed watching her children and grandchildrens’ sporting events throughout her life.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years George T. Schuster, Jr. and their children; William (Mary) Schuster of Livonia, Robert (Midge) Schuster of Americus, GA, Kathleen (Jeff) Dodsworth, Daniel (Laurie) Schuster, Kevin (Karen L.) Schuster, Karen A. Schuster, and Mary Ann (Gary) Benedict all of Livonia.
Also survived by Sisters; Beverly Tater of Buffalo & Nancy Robbins of Prattsburgh. Brother; Bruce Crowe of Atlanta, GA and by family friend Christine Leskovar. Grandchildren; Michael Schuster, Brittany & Brandon Snyder, Matthew and Sara Schuster, Kaitlin and Kevin Grouse, Jenna Dodsworth, Daniel and Robert Schuster, Scott Schuster, Nicole and Thomas Benedict, numerous Nieces, Nephews, and many friends. Sister-in-Laws; Rita Schuster of Canandaigua, Rose (Dr. Gerald) Joyce of Pittsford, Barbara (Richard) Nowakowski of Conesus and Alice-Ann Schuster of Hyde Park, N.Y.
Family and friends may call Friday from 3-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street, Livonia, NY. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10:30am at St. Matthew’s Church, 6591 Richmond Mills Road, Livonia, NY. Burial to follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery. Rev. John Hayes will be the celebrant. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livonia Ambulance, PO Box 8, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com