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Barbara Jeanne (Bortnick) Schroeder

February 2, 1936 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 84)


Barbara Jeanne Schroeder, age 84, born to Agnes and John Bortnick of Stratford in Bridgeport entered peaceful rest on Dec. 28, 2020.

She graduated Stratford HS and kept in touch with her dear friend, Barbara Lombard. Barbara worked for the Avco Lycoming, Caldor and Unilever, IT help desks until her retirement. Barbara lived to make others happy, raising her children, and enjoyed her wonderful neighbor’s company, especially Jimmy, Kevin and Cooper. She also loved watching the Boston Red Sox, UConn Basketball, and Yale Football. Barbara will always be remembered for “her friendly smile.”

She is survived by her adoring children Chuck Schroeder (Jeanne), Tricia Schwartz (Matt), grandchildren Robert Schwartz (Melissa), Melissa Schwartz, and great grandchildren Dylan and Caroline Schwartz. She was predeceased by a grandson, Bryan Schwartz, sister, Jacqueline Fuertsch (James). A special thank you to family friend, Joe Bogdan for visiting and administering communion to Barbara when she was unable to attend mass.

Funeral Arrangements will be private due to Covid-19 Restrictions. A Catholic Mass to be announced at a future date.


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