Native Staten Islander Edna D. Schroeder, 89, a former legal secretary, town clerk, and family historian, died Monday, March 2, 2015 in Sea View Hospital and Nursing Home on Staten Island where she had resided since 2014.
Born Edna D. Helt in Grasmere, she attended P.S. #48, then graduated from New Dorp High School. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Stapleton, where she sang in the choir and enjoyed teaching Sunday school. She worked as a legal secretary for the Agar Law Firm. Patient, modest, and generous with her time and resources, she was loved by all who knew her.