Mavis B. Schott

Mavis B. Schott, 95, of West Long Avenue, DuBois, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at the DuBois Nursing Home.Born on Nov. 16, 1916 in Birmingham, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Commodore and Mamie (Smithers) Byrd.She was married to Alvin Schott. He preceded her in death on Feb. 17, 1958.During World War II, she worked at Sylvania in Emporium. She had also worked as a clerk at various stores in Johnsonburg.She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the DuBois Area Historical Society, where she was a past officer, and she was an RSVP volunteer for 24 years delivering Meals on Wheels into her 90s.She is survived by one son, Thomas Schott and his wife, Virginia, of DuBois; and two sisters, Elsie Johnson of Lancaster and Lois Wheeler of West Mifflin.In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred and Curtis Byrd; and one sister, Elzada Raybuck.A funeral service for Mavis B. Schott will be held on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, with Pastor Robert Way officiating.Visitation will be held on Monday, Sept.17, 2012 at 1 p.m. until the time of service at Christ Lutheran Church in DuBois. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park located in McKean County.Memorials may be made to the DuBois Area Historical Society, Box 401, DuBois, PA 15801; Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Dr., DuBois, PA 15801; or Clearfield County Agency on Aging, RSVP, 103 North Front St., Clearfield, PA 16830.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Goble Baronick Funeral Home in DuBois.Online condolences may be sent to