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Cornelia J. "Corie" Schwendeman

March 16, 1923 — February 16, 2024

Cornelia J. "Corie" Schwendeman

Cornelia J. Schwendeman (Corie) peacefully passed away on Friday, February 16,
2024 at the age of 100 years + 11 months at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. Corie was
born on March 16,1923 in Dayton, Ohio. She was the daughter of Herbert and
Cornelia Krul. Preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Anthony John
(Donchie); brother, Bill Krul; sisters, Johanna (Jopie) Elliott Allee, Margaretha
(Red) Southard and son-in-law Brian Duffy. She is survived by her 9 children,
Peter (Diane), Corie Linn (Chuck), Katie Horvat, Herb (Betty), Tony (Elaine), David
(Blanca), Tim (Cathy), Anne Duffy, Steve (Nancy); 27 grandchildren; 41 great
grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Corie was the epitome of Catholic Life in Old North Dayton (OND). She was
baptized, confirmed, educated, married and will have her burial at Our Lady of
the Rosary Catholic Church. Corie and her loving husband Tony (Donchie)
managed to put their 9 children through Catholic grade school and high school.
Corie devoted her life to the service of Old North Dayton and her Catholic Faith.
She was a volunteer at Children’s Medical Center as a “Baby Rocker” (Grandma
Corie) for 31 years, assisted in the school’s cafeterias, the food pantry, fish fries,
bingo, church cleaning and other fund raising projects and received an award for
blood donations (27.75 gallons). Corie embodied the spirit of Mary in her own
life. Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church was indeed blessed to have had this
FAITH-FILLED woman as a life-long parishioner. Please do not send flowers,
instead Mom requests that your prayers and donations be made to Our Lady of
the Rosary Catholic Church, 22 Notre Dame Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45404 or
Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45420.
VISITATION–Sunday, February 25th, 2024, 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm at WESTBROCK
FUNERAL HOME,1712 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, OH 45410. CATHOLIC
MASS-Monday, February 26th, 2024, 10:00am at Our Lady of the Rosary Church,
22 Notre Dame Ave, Dayton Ohio 45410. Interment–Calvary Cemetery, 1625
Calvary Avenue, Dayton, Ohio 45409
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Sunday, February 25, 2024

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Monday, February 26, 2024

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Hart Street, Dayton, OH 45404

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