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William Madison Schroeder, 77, of Orchard Manor, Grove City, and formerly of Slippery Rock and Plain Grove, passed away on Tuesday, (Oct. 3, 2017) at VNA Hospice, Butler.
He was born in Pittsburgh on March 9, 1940, to William Robert and Dorothy Elizabeth Huffman Schroeder.
He married Gloria Jean Rime on May 21, 1960; she survives at Orchard Manor in Grove City.
Bill worked in maintenance for S.N.P.J. of PA and served as a member of the Army Reserves.
He was an active member of All Saints Lutheran Church in Slippery Rock and enjoyed woodworking.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by: two daughters, Debby J. (Dennis) Snyder of Grove City, and Sherry A. (Andrew) Major of Orchard Park, N.Y.; a son, William G. "Butch" (Crystal) Schroeder of Slippery Rock; three sisters, Wanda (Robert) Cover of Land O Lakes, Fla., Karen (Ray) Paga of Evans City, and Susan Palmer of Saxonburg; a brother, John (Nancy) Schroeder of Gibsonia; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents and grandson, Adam Snyder.

William M., 77, of Grove City, formerly of Slippery Rock and Plain Grove.
Calling hours: 3 to 5 and 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday (10-5-17) and 10 to at 11 a.m. Friday (10-6-17) at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 421 New Castle St., Slippery Rock.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Larry K. Loree, Jr. of All Saints Lutheran Church, presiding.
Interment: Pinewood Memorial Gardens, Cranberry Township.
Published on October 3, 2017
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