Helen (Toot) M. Schrader, 94, of Pottsville, formerly of Auburn, passed away on Wednesday, April 11th, at Schuylkill Center - Genesis Healthcare . Helen was born in Auburn, PA on July 2, 1923, a daughter of the late Lily (Bahmer) and Aaron Long .
She was the widow of Arlin W. Schrader .
She was a member of Zion's Red Church, Orwigsburg. She enjoyed playing bingo.
Helen is survived by a daughter Mary Ann Varnes, companion of Joseph Reynolds of Coatesville and a son Joseph A. Schrader, husband of Shannon of Port Carbon.
She is also survived by grandchildren Barbara Miller, wife of David, Michael Varnes, husband of Gena, Amanda Verdensky, wife of John, Joseph Schrader as well as six great grandchildren Evan, Reilly, Jaxson, Corey husband of Brittanie, Codey and Cole.
She was preceded in death by her daughters Darlene & Nancy Schrader.
A celebration of life Service will be held at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11 AM., with Rev. William Pifer-Foote officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 until the time of service. Interment will follow at Zion's Red Church Cemetery.
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