January 3, 1927 - December 25, 2005

The Lord called her to his side on Christmas Day.  Her time to move on to a better place, one of no pain and sorrow. She was greeted by her family and friends that went before.  Finally at rest. 

Christmas in Heaven" 
I see the countless Christmas trees 
around the world below 
with tiny lights like heaven's stars 
reflecting on the snow.
 The sight is so spectacular, 
please wipe away that tear 
for I am spending Christmas  
with the angels this year.
I hear the many Christmas songs
 that people hold so dear 
but the sounds of music can't compare 
 with the Christmas choir up here.
I have no words to tell you of the joy their voices bring
 for it is beyond description to hear the angels sing.
I know how much you miss me,
 I see the pain inside your heart 
But I am not so far away,
we really aren't apart.
 So be happy for me, loved ones,
you know I hold you dear.
 And be glad that I'm spending Christmas with the angels this year.
I send each a special gift from my heavenly home above.
 I send you each a memory of my undying love.
After all "Love" is the gift more precious than pure gold.
 It was always most important in the stories our Lord told.
Please love and keep each other, as my Father said to do.
 For I can't count the blessings of love he has for you.
So have a Merry Christmas and wipe away the tear.
Remember, I'm spending Christmas with the angels this year.

Anna Wallace Schneider Case, 78, crossed over Sunday, December 25, 2005, in Everett, Wash. She was born in Erie on January 3, 1927, daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Crawford Schneider.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Robert R. Case; and a sister, Janet Martin. She is survived by a daughter, Janice Stivers of Everett, Wash.; a son, Robert L. Case and his wife Joan, of Tucson, Ariz.; a brother, Edward Schneider of Erie; and four grandchildren, Kendra and Meghan Stivers, Robert Case, II, and Dawn Marie Brown. She is further survived by five great-grandchildren. 
Services were held at the Burton Funeral Home, on Tuesday, her 79th birthday, at 2 p.m., with the Reverend Harry Johns, III, officiating. She is laid to rest in Erie Cemetery.
Memorials  were made  to
VNA Hospice of Erie County, 1305 Peach St., Erie, PA 16501.

This page is a memorial to Anna from her family.

To our Sister-in-Law

To our Mom To our Aunt

God looked around the garden and found an empty space.
He then looked down upon the earth and saw her tired face
He put his arms around her and lifted her to rest
God's garden must be beautiful He only takes the best
He knew she would never get well on this earth again
He saw the road was getting rough the hills were hard to climb
So he closed her weary eyelids and whispered
 "Peace be Thine"

From Olive and family

A white rose from Hospice

Olive, Robert and Janice

  Anna is laid to rest on the hillside at  Erie Cemetery


I found a penny today
Just laying on the ground,
but it's not just a penny
This little coin I've found.
Found pennies come from heaven
That's what my grandma told me,
She said Angels toss them down
Oh, how I loved that story.
She said when an Angel misses you
They toss a penny down,
Sometimes just to cheer you up
To make that smile out of your frown.
So don't pass by that penny
when you're feeling blue,
It may be a penny from heaven
That an Angel's tossed to you.
Anna always carried a penny in her pocket for luck.



Olive and Anna Mae visited Ann's grave and took this photo.




Please feel free to send your memories and thoughts to 


One week since we said goodbye. The flowers are still fresh and so is the pain of missing her. Our lives must go on, but we know that our lives are blessed because of her and being part of her life.


  As we gather for  the Holidays please remember Anna's family in your thoughts and prayers. Know that someday they will be together again. And believe that she is watching and wants them to celebrate as if she was here. Because she is, in our hearts forever.




Olive and Anna Mae visited Anna and brought a Christmas Wreath.  Merry Christmas Anna!


January 3, 2007 -
Happy Birthday Anna -

Eighty years young today, dear Anna
Now walking and smiling and dancing with your loved ones
Healthy and Happy and watching over us until we meet again.

The Card Says
Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday
Your Kids
Bob and Jan

Mother's Day 2007

From your loving family

Although  they can't be here in person they continue to remember Anna and send flowers all the way from Washington State.

Dec. 2, 2009
Sister in Law Olive and Anna Mae brought a wreath they made for Anna.  Merry Christmas Anna.

Stopping by with a memory of Christmas 2009

December 2010
Wishing  a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.  Please remember our loved ones during this holiday season.

This year marks the 5th year of Anna's passing. Let it be a celebration and in knowing her family is with her, my parents are with her, we keep the faith that one day we will all be together again. Merry Christmas Anna.

Jan 3, 2011
Stopping by to wish Ann a



July 29, 2011 today granddaughter Meghan Stivers joins Anna in heaven. Watch over her Anna, she is confused and probably very scared. Such a tragic thing to happen. Say hi to my mom for me.
Love, Margaret



May 13, 2012

from your family.




Jan 3. 2013
Wishing you a Happy Birthday, Anna.  Thinking of you often.


May 9, 2013
From Janice

For my mom, who died 12/25/2005 due to breast cancer. I love you and miss you Mom!

May 12, 2013


December 25, 2013

Eight years have passed since you left this Earth. I know your family misses you today as everyday. Say Hi to my parents for me.




Jan 2014

from your family


We are thinking of you today. And celebrate as you and family are celebrating in Heaven.

Feb. 14, 2014

May 11, 2014

December 2014

December 25, 2014
Missing you


January 3, 2015


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