Obituary for Margaret M. Schoenknecht (Slosar)
Margaret M. Schoenknecht age 96 of Bridgeport, loving wife to the late Raymond Schoenknecht passed away peacefully in her home on Thursday November 30, 2017. Born in Bridgeport, CT., she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Norko Slosar. Margaret was employed at Sikorsky Aircraft for 30 years where she was affectionately known as "Sarge". She was a member of the Germania Sports Club in Bridgeport. She was an accomplished organist whose fondest memory was playing alongside her brother, Milt, a renowned theater organist.
She is survived by her nieces, Annette Ward, Patricia Willis and Paula Kotarba and great-nieces Karolyn Ward, Pamela Ward and Alexandra Kotarba. She is predeceased by her sister Frances Koripsky; brothers Michael Slosser Sr., John Slosser, Milton Slosar and Frank Slosar.
Calling hours will take place on Sunday December 3, 2017 from 1 to 4pm in the Commerce Hill Funeral Home, 4798 Main St. Bridgeport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11am in St. Andrew Church, Bridgeport followed by entombment in Mt. Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 or online at guidingeyes.org