Mary Elizabeth Schrader

Mary E. Schrader, 78, passed away peacefully on July 4, 2019. Born in Pittsurgh, PA on January 22, 1941 to the late William & Laura Wayman, Mary was a 1959 graduate of Our Lady of the Elms. She received her LPN from the Akron School of Practical Nursing and her RN from the St. Thomas School of Nursing, as well as receiving numerous certifications from the University of Akron. Mary worked in nursing & nursing education for over 50 years and retired as facility manager at the CYO Adult Day Care. She was an active coach for CYO Athletics and was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Browns. Mary loved animals, especially horses. She was an active parishioner at St. Matthew Parish in Ellet for over 25 years, where she served as a Eucharistic Minister. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Charles F. Schrader in 2013 and her sister Laura Johnson in 2017. She is survived by her son Charles D. (Kelly) Schrader and her grandson Charles T. Schrader; brother William E. Wayman II and his children David Wayman and Heather Prince; niece Amy McBryer and her children Whitney and Mason; nephews Matthew (Cathy) Limas and his son Matthew & Michael (Melinda) Limas. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, from 4-7 pm at the Anthony Funeral Home Kucko-Anthony-Kertesz Chapel, 1990 S. Main St. in Akron. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, 10 am, at St. Matthew Catholic Church 2603 Benton Ave. in Akron. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial in Mary's memory to the Alzheimer's Association 23215 Commerce Park #300, Beachwood, OH 44122 or by visiting