Mourning the death of Mark Joseph Schroeder, family man, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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Senate Resolution No. 3126


MOURNING the death of Mark Joseph Schroeder,
family man, distinguished citizen and devoted member
of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body to pay tribute to
citizens of the State of New York whose lifework served to enhance the
quality of life in their communities and the great State of New York;

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is moved to mourn the death of Mark
Joseph Schroeder, who passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, at the
age of 54; and

WHEREAS, Born on July 30,1965, Mark Joseph Schroeder grew up in
Orchard Park, New York, where he graduated from high school in 1983;
during this time, he excelled in numerous sports, especially competitive
hockey; and

WHEREAS, Mark Joseph Schroeder earned his degree from SUNY Geneseo,
and later, pursued a long and distinguished career in technology sales,
where he was beloved by colleagues and customers alike; and

WHEREAS, Beyond his professional accomplishments, Mark Joseph
Schroeder's core sense of self was as a loving and supportive father to
his children, prioritizing their well-being above all else; his loved
ones recall that he could, without fail, recite every line from The
Princess Bride with his cherished children; and

WHEREAS, Mark Joseph Schroeder was truly a man of many interests and
passions; he was known for his eclectic taste in music, spanning many
genres from Pink Floyd and Iron Butterfly to Grand Master Flash and the
Furious Five, and he was known to scour Western New York record shops
for bootleg recordings, carefully storing each album in its own
protective covering; and

WHEREAS, A devoted fan of science fiction, Mark Joseph Schroeder
enjoyed watching classic films like Star Wars and Blade Runner, to more
modern tales like Marvel Cinematic Universe, and television shows such
as "Game of Thrones" and "Dr. Who"; and

WHEREAS, Mark Joseph Schroeder was also a well-known animal lover,
generously opening his heart to all living creatures; and

WHEREAS, Mark Joseph Schroeder is survived by his life partner, Amy
Abbey; two daughters, Margaret and Claire; one son, Jeremy; one sister,
Mary Margaret; one sister-in-law, Deena; one niece, Isabel; and one
nephew, Harry, as well as numerous friends; and

WHEREAS, A devoted father, Mark Joseph Schroeder's name is
synonymous with character, dignity, intellect, depth, and humor,
qualities evident to his family and to all those who were fortunate to
have known him; he will be deeply missed and truly merits the grateful
tribute of this Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Mark Joseph Schroeder, family man, distinguished
citizen and devoted member of his community; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to the family of Mark Joseph Schroeder.


  • 08 / May / 2020
  • 27 / May / 2020
  • 27 / May / 2020

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