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Silvia D. Schroeder, 59, of Gloucester, died Feb. 8, 2013 surrounded by her loving family.

Silvia was a professional seamstress with many accolades such as designing swimsuits and leatherwear. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband of 30 years, Alan R. Schroeder; sister, Celina Johnson and husband Barry, and a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service conducted by the Rev. Kevin Sweeney was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, in the Chapel of Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. The family received friends from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.

Contributions may be made in Silvia’s memory to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice, P.O. Box 1130, Gloucester, Va. 23061.