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William A. Schaeffer

December 24, 1948 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 71)

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William A. Schaeffer, age 71, of Womelsdorf passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at his residence.

He was the husband of 40 years to Bonnie L. (Watt) Schaeffer.

Born in Bernville on December 24, 1948 a son of the late Norman Schaeffer and Blanche (Harry) Engle.

He was a graduate of Conrad Weiser High School.

Bill retired from Reading Alloys after 20 years of service.

He was a member of St. John’s (Hain’s) U.C.C. and a life member of the Robesonia Fire Company. He enjoyed golfing, gardening, and doing yardwork.

In addition to his wife he is survived by two daughters, Karen L. wife of Troy Lape and Lisa M. Roeder fiance of Steve Wilson; two brothers, Robert and Randy Schaeffer; a sister, Linda Wolf; four grandchildren, Nathan, Zachary, Chandler, and Taylor; and his cat, Smokey.

He was predeceased by a brother, Barry Schaeffer, and his favorite dog, Daisy.

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10:30am at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sinking Spring.

Cole Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Robesonia is handling arrangements.

The family would like to thank Compassus Hospice for the wonderful care given to Bill during his illness.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Jefferson University Hospital at

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Graveside Service
October 27, 2020

10:30 AM
Pleasant View Cemetery

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