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George F. Schaefer, Sr.

November 9, 1932 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

George F. Schaefer, Sr., age 88, of Kennett Square, PA passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 7, 2021.

George was the son of the late Joseph and Sarah Schaefer of Havertown, PA. He graduated from Haverford High School and a 4 year apprenticeship with Local 420 Steamfitters.  He was a longtime member of Holy Cross Church in Springfield before joining St. Patrick Church in Kennett Square, PA near his recent home. He was a US Army Veteran and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.  George enjoyed golfing with his buddies in Florida and PA, reading, traveling and especially spending time with his family. He was devoted to his wife, Sarah Jane and they were inseparable.  He was an amazing builder, electrician, pipefitter, brick layer, carpenter, and plumber. His planning skills and attention to detail were second to none. He willingly helped anyone with a project where he could offer his expertise. So many families, friends, and neighbors benefitted from his handiwork. You name it, George could do it!

Beloved husband of Sarah Jane Schaefer (nee Paulson); Loving Father of George Schaefer (Jennifer nee Haje), Linda Schwartz (Larry) and the late Diane Schaefer; Cherished Grandfather of Dean, Raquel, Danielle, Lindsey, Vanessa & Jessica. Loving brother of Irene Landan (John), the late Joseph Schaefer and Mary Kelso. He is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing Friday, November 12, 2021 9:30am, Holy Cross Church, 651 E. Springfield Road, Springfield, PA 19064, and to his Funeral Mass 11:00am in the Church. Burial SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery. Contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.

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Services

Viewing
Friday
November 12, 2021

9:30 AM
Holy Cross Church
651 E. Springfield RD.
Springfield, PA 19064

Funeral Mass
Friday
November 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
651 E. Springfield RD.
Springfield, PA 19064

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: https://www.stjude.org/donatetoday

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