Katherine Schebel


Katherine “Kay” Schebel, 86, of Calabash, NC, peacefully passed on to eternal life on September 16, 2022.

Katherine was born on October 14, 1935, in Rome, New York, to the late Ralph and Irene (Vescio) Maio. She dedicated her life to being a wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Kay loved visiting with family and friends, whether it was a long conversation on the phone or a cup of coffee at the kitchen table. She enjoyed crafts, Hallmark movies, games with her family, and cooking for others. She was proud to be part of the Saltaire Village community in Calabash. She will be greatly missed by so many.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph M. Schebel; her son, Joseph P. Schebel; and her brother Ralph Maio Jr.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (John) Tobin, 5 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by 2 sisters, JoAnn Capponi, Lucille Delany, and a brother, Peter Maio, all of Rome, NY.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church in Shallotte, NC on Monday, October 3, 2022, at 10 a.m.