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Obituary - Betty Ann Schachtler

Betty Ann Schachtler

Date of Passing: August 23rd, 2008

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In lieu of flowers, kindly consider an education fund for her children in care of Rick Schachtler, 7896 Shanley Rd., Waterville, NY 13480.

Betty Ann Schachtler, 32, of Shanley Rd., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, with her family by her side. She was born December 10, 1975, in Hamilton, the daughter of Kenneth Hazard and the late Rose Pedersen Stephenson. Betty Ann attended Rome Free Academy High School and was a member of the schools athletic teams, where she held many records and accomplishments and received many awards. On July 29, 2006, at St. Bernard's Church, Waterville, she married Eric T. (Rick) Schachtler. Betty Ann was a Phlebotomist by profession and was currently employed with Commercial Traveler's Insurance Company in Utica. She was also a consultant for Mary Kay Cosmetics. Betty Ann was a free spirit, a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend, and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially around the swimming pool. She is survived by her husband, Rick; four daughters, Emily, Gabrielle, Kennedy and Chelsea; her father, Kenneth Hazard of Waterville; two sisters, Christine Elliott of Waterville and Katie Mayne of Brookfield; a brother, Matthew Stephenson, US Air Force, Lackland Air Force Base, TX; paternal grandparents, Joanne and Stan Hughes of FL and Donald Hazard of Waterville; her mother and father-in-law, Kay and Kurt Schachtler of Waterville; and many, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. Betty Ann was predeceased by her son, Elijah; and her maternal grandparents, Betty and Harold Pedersen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday morning at 10 at St. Bernard's Church, Waterville. Interment will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Calling hours are Wednesday evening from 5-8 at the Kloster-Northrop & Bentz Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville. The family will also receive friends at their home, following the Mass.


Betty Ann was a good friend of mine from Staley Junior High School. I'm sorry to have found her in this way; I know that she is missed greatly. God bless her family.
Daniel Mendoza

My thoughts are with Betty's family. She was a great and fun person and will be missed.
Jackie Fairbrother

We are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Richard & Melanie Pedersen

May peace be with all of you. I loved Betty Ann very much, and I will miss her even more.
Karen Hazard

We are thinking and praying your family. So sorry to hear of your loss.
SC Dept. of Health and Human Services Bureau of Long Term Care

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace. Memories will live on.
Nicole Threatt

i am so sorry about betty ann she was a good friend to all

Rick, I'm so sorry for your loss. Try to be strong for the girls. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Keep your memories of her close to your heart.
Amy Boone Fantini

Rick and family, our deepest sympathy on your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.
David & Rita Fogarty and Giovanna DiCioccio

I give my condolences and will never forget the 32 years that I have known Betty Ann
Bone Crusher

We are so sorry for your loss, please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Coleen Annis, Caren Ruble, Catherine Dittmar

My heart goes out to everyone who loved Betty Ann. I know how hard loss is and pray for strength for each of you who are stuggling at this time. May the good times shine and your faith carry you through.
Pam Jamieson Carrier

Rick and family - I'm so sorry for for your loss. Betty Ann was a lovely soul. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Melissa Wratten

Our hearts and prayers go out to the family. Betty Ann was a beautiful person inside and out.
Barb Hungerford & Family

Goobie, Ken and family: We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. God Bless.
Mountain View Raceway

Rick-I am so sorry that you have to go through this heart and prayers go out to you and your family.
Mary Brady

God, grant us the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference. ...
mark jamieson

Ken, Goobie and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, we are so sorry for your loss.
The Betts's #81

We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Sharon and Brian Cossette