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Sept. 5, 1945 – March 17, 2014

Patricia Ann Schwarzmueller, a supervisor for mobile blood drives for the American Red Cross, died Monday in her Hamburg home after a short illness. She was 68.

Born Patricia Schreck in Buffalo, she graduated from Bishop McMahon High School and earned a degree in nursing from Trocaire College.

Her husband of 38 years, David P., died in 2004.

She was a registered nurse and worked for the American Red Cross supervising blood drives throughout Western New York and Pennsylvania.

Mrs. Schwarzmueller was a fan of the Buffalo Bills and was a season ticket holder for more than 40 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family at their cottage in Angola and vacationed every year in Sanibel Island, Fla.

She was an active parishioner at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Orchard Park.

Survivors include a son, Mark; three daughters, Kim Bartolotti, Caryn Reid and Katy Paul; a sister, Kathy Schendel; a brother, Richard Schreck; and seven grandchildren.