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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
John Richard Schaffer Sr.
June 23, 1932 - January 18, 2023


Public Events and Locations

Viewing - Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 10:00 to 11:00 AM at Wetzel and Son, Rockledge
Funeral Service - Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 11:00 AM at Wetzel and Son, Rockledge
Graveside Service - Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 1:30 PM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown
Military Honors - Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 1:30 PM at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown

Contacts

Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046 - 215-663-8550 - Map
Cemetery - Washington Crossing National Cemetery - 830 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940 - 800-535-1117 - Map
Donation - American Battlefield Trust - 1156 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington , DC 20005 - 202-367-1861 - Map



John Richard Schaffer Sr. of Rockledge, Pennsylvania died Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Jefferson Abington Hospital. He was 90 years old. John was born June 23, 1932 in Rockledge, Pennsylvania, son of the late Edward Schaffer and the late Anna Schaffer (nee - Bernhardt). Husband to Eileen Schaffer, father to Mary Ramirez (Husband Alan), and John R. Schaffer, JR. Grandfather to Corey Schaffer, Autumn Schaffer (husband Luke Trower), Adrianna Ramirez, and Aiden Ramirez.

Predeceased by his parents and his two sisters Lucille and Margaret.

John served proudly in the United States Navy and was a lover of history and civil war buff.

Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 from 10:00 A.M. and funeral service at 11:00 A.M. at Wetzel and Son Funeral Home, 419 Huntingdon Pike, Rockledge, PA 19046. His graveside service will follow at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940 with military honors rendered by the United States Navy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to American Battlefield Trust, 1156 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005.


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