Sandra V. Schabel, an active member of St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Depew, died Wednesday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a short illness. She was 72.
Born Sandra Lowe in Buffalo, she attended East High School.
Mrs. Schabel was a longtime resident of Cheektowaga. She was past president of the St. Barnabas Women's Guild and a member of the St. Barnabas Children of Mary.
She was retired from the shoe department of Ames Department Store in Depew.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Gerald; three daughters, Denise Juda of Lancaster, Deanne MacDonald of Hamburg and Doreen Krestic of Alden; a son, David of Clarence; a brother, Edward Lowe of Riverside, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 2049 George Urban Blvd., Depew. Prayers will be offered at 9:15 a.m. in Amigone Funeral Home, 6050 Transit Road, Depew.
Burial will be in St. Adalbert Cemetery, Lancaster.