Alice "Faye" Schlecty, 66, of Rossburg, Ohio passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.
She was born on January 10, 1951 in Greenville, Ohio to the late Donald and Mary (Boyd) Warner.
Faye was an incredibly talented and creative person. She would gather materials and make wreaths and other craft items that were special and useful. She worked at the Calico Loft on Sweitzer Street and eventually bought it. She moved her store to Ansonia and began offering cut flowers alongside her many other creations. She was always involved in different community causes and would stand in defense of her beliefs.
Faye was always available to help her children and the school. She would make Christmas ornaments and sell them to help raise money for the school. To this day, there are numerous people who still hang her ornaments on their Christmas trees during the Holidays. She was a very dedicated and active member of the Rossburg United Methodist Church. She volunteered for the summer bible school programs and decorated the church for various Holidays. She loved to sing in the choir and did so as long has she could. Faye volunteered at the Pregnancy Help Center and crocheted and donated countless baby blankets and quilts.
Faye loved her family and enjoyed listening to Norb and Jeff play music. She loved all types of music ranging from old rock and roll, bluegrass and gospel. She was a faithful wife, devoted mother and was a pillar for her family. She was proud of her children and grandchildren. Faye was adored and respected by many and will be greatly missed by all.
Faye is survived by her husband, of 48 years, Norbert D. Schlecty, whom she married on December 21, 1968; a son, Jeffrey and Tonya Schlecty of New Weston, and a daughter, Laura Lovetto of Springville, Alabama; grandchildren, Ambrea Schlecty of Greenville, David Schlecty of Cincinnati, Paul Schlecty of New Weston, and Madison Lovetto of Jacksonville, Alabama; brother Chuck Warner of Alamogordo, New Mexico; and her sister, Cindy Pike of Greenville; and a host of treasured nieces, nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, August 14, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Mitch Arnold officiating. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery.
Family and friends may visit from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Sunday, August 13,2017 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rossburg United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 128, Rossburg, Ohio 45362 or State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.
Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oliverfloyd.com