Deaths Death Notices
SCHENK - Isabelle
Born September 28, 1921, in Springville, New York, Isabelle peacefully passed away at Our Lady of Peace nursing home in Lewiston, New York on Saturday, June 30, 2018. She was the daughter of Herman and Barbara Moritz. Her husband, William C. Schenk, Jr., predeceased her on April 10, 1996. She was also predeceased by her two brothers, Herbert and Leonard Moritz and her sister, Frances Freakley. Isabelle dedicated her life to her husband and raising her family. She was the mother of six children: Marie (Francis) Williams, Cynthia (Richard) King, Sherry (David) Mancuso, Gary Schenk, Donald Schenk (deceased), and William C. Schenk III (deceased). Isabelle is also survived by nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Among her many hobbies, Isabelle was an avid baker, gardener, and loved sewing, taking pride in creating clothing, toys, and ornaments crafted with care and extraordinary detail. Donations in Isabelle's memory may be made to The Sisters of Sacred Heart Villa, 5269 Lewiston Road, Lewiston, New York 14092.