Mary Lillian (Adie) Lederer, formerly of Lockport, NY, passed away on Wednesday March 2, 2016 in Mount Olive, NJ surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of William Mill Cowan Adie and Lillian Clenaghan Adie was 81 and had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease in recent years. A 1957 graduate of Brockport State University, Mary taught at DeSales Catholic School and in the Western NY Catholic School System in Lockport and Kenmore. Always involved in athletics, she was a well-known coach of youth Track and Field, and volunteer and official in the Lockport and Western NY running community. Mary herself was a competitive swimmer, field hockey, and lacrosse player in her youth. An active member of Christ Episcopal Church where she led food and health drives for those in need and delivered home communion to shut-ins, she also volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and the Crop Walk for Hunger.
Her husband Max D. Lederer, former Athletic Director for Lockport Public Schools, predeceased her in 1992. She is survived by her four sons, William (Jennifer) of Brookeville, MD, Max Jr.(Sabine) of Huntingtown, MD, Mark (Mary Ellen) of Ewing, NJ and Warren (Lisa) of Mount Olive, NJ; 11 beloved grandchildren, Graham, Anne, Allison, Nikolai, Kristoph, Marie, Christine, Grace, Kathryn, Magdalene and Cecilia; her brother, Richard (Betty) Adie and nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on May 6th, 5-8 pm at LANGE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 186 East Ave. A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held on May 7th, 11:00 AM at Christ Episcopal Church, 7145 Fieldcrest Dr. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mary’s name to Christ Episcopal Church or the Kuntzman Scholar Athlete Scholarship Fund, 6175 Raymond Road, Lockport NY 14094, which benefits scholar athletes at Lockport High School.
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