Sara "Sally" L. (Kelly) Schnautz

Died: Wed., Jul. 19, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 24, 2017
Location: Barber Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Jul. 24, 2017
Location: Barber Funeral Home

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SCHNAUTZ, Sara L. “Sally”

Age 87 of Horseheads passed away Wed. July 19, 2017.

Sally was born in Horseheads, NY on Aug. 23, 1929 to the late Servellon and Mabel (Smiley) Kelly. Sally was predeceased by her son, Larry Schnautz whom she dearly missed; She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Carl Schnautz “all for a nickel”;

Sons, Chuck (Helena) Schnautz of Horseheads, Tom (Susan) Schnautz also of Horseheads, and Karen (Tim) Mezzatesta of Cummin, GA; Grandchildren, Stacey and Matthew Mezzatesta, Kathryn (Alex) Curren, Lauren (Jesse) Little, Allison and Justin Schnautz; Great grandchildren, Layla and Emilee Little; Daughter-in-law, Donna Schnautz of Horseheads; Sisters-in-law, Dottie Kelly of Horseheads and Barbara (Roy Barber) Schnautz of Elmira; A host of nieces, nephews, and close and caring friends, including Cindy Ellis whom she enjoyed weekly visits and friendship shared. She was the last survivor of her nine siblings.  In addition to her predeceased brothers and sisters, William (Madelyn), Clendon (Luella), Don, Reynold (Elizabeth) and Dean (Arlene) Kelly, Jean (Ward) Williamson, Vera (George) Bruce, Mildred (Joseph) Santucci and Eula (George) Horton, Sally was predeceased by her in-laws, Elmer and Freida (Schwab) Schnautz and Brother-in-law, Earl and Anna Schnautz. Sally worked along side the Zeigler family at Zeigler Florist in Horseheads for over 30 years and was a member of Horseheads First United Methodist Church. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker and neighborhood chocolate chip cookie maker. Family and friends are invited to call at the Barber Funeral Home 413 S. Main St. Horseheads on Mon. July 24, 2017 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm.  Her service will take place there at the conclusion of calling hours at 1:00 pm with grave side committal service in Maple Grove Cemetery to follow. Special thanks to the care givers at Elcor Hickory Knoll South for all their kindness and respect they showed Sally during her brief stay there.  Condolences at

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Stan Kelly
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
We were so sorry to hear about Aunt Sal. Only found out today which is the day of the service. It is sad that another of our great family members has passed. She will be missed.