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Berenice V. Schott, retired accountant, office manager

Berenice V. Schott

Nov. 28, 1923 – Feb. 17, 2016

Berenice V. Schott, a retired accountant and office manager, died Wednesday of heart failure under hospice care at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. She was 92.

Born Berenice Fick in South Buffalo, she attended Holy Family School and South Park High School.

She was involved with the USO here during World War II.

Mrs. Schott worked as an accountant at Mason, Benz and Atkinson for 10 years before working at Wilsolite Corp. for 10 years as an accountant and office manager. She retired from full-time employment in 1986.

For the next 23 years, she held various part-time bookkeeping positions.

Mrs. Schott was an active member, former president, treasurer and chairperson of multiple committees in Quota of Amherst over a 35-year period.

The parent organization, Quota International, is a not-for-profit organization benefiting the deaf community and the disadvantaged. It was organized in Buffalo in 1919. She also was a former treasurer of District 17 of Quota International.

For about 30 years, Mrs. Schott was a member of St. Ann’s Sodality at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Williamsville, where she was instrumental in expanding the annual fundraising luncheon.

She also loved to entertain, read and travel and was an excellent seamstress, her family said.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Alvin; two daughters, Carolyn Vogt and Nancy; and two sons, Richard and Paul.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 5480 Main St., Williamsville.

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