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Eugene O. Schaffer Eugene O. Schaffer

Eugene O. Schaffer

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Queenship of Mary Church

Eugene O. Schaffer, 83, of Schnecksville, died March 27, 2019, in his home.

He and his wife Catherine H. (Nemeth) Schaffer were married 58 years last May 14.

Born Dec. 11, 1935, in Orefield, he was the son of the late Charles and Leah (Rauch) Schaffer.

He was a sheet metal technician at Mack Trucks Inc., Allentown, for 30 years before retiring in 1991.

Since his formal retirement, he was employed part time in the postal room of the former Meridian Bank, Allentown, and as a custodian at The Neffs National Bank, Neffs, for 12 years before retiring.

He was a member of Queenship of Mary Church, Northampton.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son Ronald C. at home; daughter Sandra T. Gehman of Orefield; sisters Dorothy Hoffer, Ruth Schmick, Mae Tanczos, all of Slatington; granddaughters Kayleigh and Jesslyn; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Ernest.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at

Memorial contributions may be made to the church memorial fund c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078-0196.

Arrangements were made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.