Laura Schubel

Obituary of Laura J. Schubel

Laura J. Schubel Olean, NY Laura J. Schubel, of Olean, passed away peacefully Thursday (August 13, 2020) at her home. Born March 15, 1949 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of John and Ruth Butler Edwards. In 1972 she married Mark F. Schubel who predeceased her September 29, 2008. She moved with her husband to Mt. Vernon, OH where she was an active member of Psi Iota Xi, a charitable sorority organization dedicated to supporting communities in the fields of speech and hearing, art, music, and literature. They later moved to Houston, TX where she developed a love for the game of tennis. After moving back to Mt. Vernon, OH she worked as a legal assistant for Robert D. Lee, Attorney at Law. In 1996 she moved to Olean, NY. often spending their weekends sailing on Lake Ontario. Laura also enjoyed reading, and keeping in regular contact with her children and grandchildren's busy lives. She was a longtime fan of the New York Yankees and a die-hard Ohio State football fan. Surviving are 2 daughters Emily Schubel of Powell, OH and Molly (Craig) Robertson of Aurora, Ontario; 3 grandchildren Julian Edward Robertson, Desmond James Higgins and Mary Anne Robertson; 2 sisters Susan (Joseph) Sardina of Lewiston and Anne (Kim) Bryant of Pittsford and several nieces and nephews. No services are currently set. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Youngstown. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider a donation to Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Avenue, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10001 or online at woundedwarriorproject.org. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean. Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.
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