Irene F. Schumann
unknown - January 6, 2012
Irene F. Schumann, 89, of Fayetteville, passed away Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at Cayuga County Nursing Home. Born in Burlington, N.Y., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 1922, she was the daughter of John Curtis Foote and Olive Telfer Foote. She spent most of her life in the Syracuse area. Irene retired from Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital as a unit receptionist. She enjoyed arts and crafts, especially needlework and quilting. She loved spending time with her family and dogs.
Irene was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Benno Richard Schumann, in 1996; and sisters, Irma Foote and Theda Ferguson.
Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Rise Schumann of Marcellus, and Dr. Ronald and Choe Schumann of Beavercreek, Ohio; twin sister, Jeanne Wilber of Montpelier, Vt; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were private. Arrangements were by the Buranich Funeral Home, Camillus. Irene was laid to rest in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Central New York SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211 or to Humane Association of Central New York, Inc., 4915½ W. Taft Rd., Liverpool, NY 13088. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhome.com.