Sophia R. Drinkwater- February 6, 2015

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NEW BALTIMORE – Sophia R. Drinkwater, 93, passed away Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn.  Sophia was born in College Point Long Island and lived in New Baltimore for over 70 years with her late husband James A. Drinkwater.  She was an avid collector of Cardinals, angels, bells and thimbles.

     Survivors include her children, William A. Drinkwater of New Baltimore and Janet R. Hulsopple of Albany;  grandchildren, Scott A. Drinkwater of FL and Tracey Schmaus of North Carolina;  great-grandchildren, Andrew and Evan Drinkwater of FL and Tyler Schmaus of North Carolina;  sisters, Gloria Yannone, Ann E. Annese, Margaret Hales and Dorothy McGowan.  Sophia was predeceased by her parents, Adam and Sophia Schnur, brothers, Anthony, Frank, Joseph, Adam and Matthew Schnur and sisters, Theresa Schnur, Magdalena Carey, Eva Hales, Teresa Guilzon

     Funeral services will be held 1PM Saturday, February 14, 2015 at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Interment will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore.  Prior to the service on Saturday, friends may call at the funeral home starting at 11 AM.  Contributions in memory of Sophia may be made to the New Baltimore Reformed Church, PO Box 434, New Baltimore, NY 12124.