|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1965|
|Death: ||Aug. 31, 2013|
Kimberly A. Alcaraz.
Died- August 31, 2013
Kimberly Ann Schaeffer Alcaraz, 48, of Midlothian, Va., formerly of Pottsville, passed away peacefully Saturday surrounded by her loved ones at Johnston-Willis Hospital.
Born in Pottsville, July 31, 1965, she was a daughter of Wade and Jane Gaul Schaeffer, Pottsville, and the loving wife of John Alcaraz, formerly of Shenandoah, for 25 years.
She was a 1983 graduate of Pottsville Area High School and a 1985 graduate of Schuylkill Business Institute.
She was last employed by Cardiothoracic Surgical Association, Richmond, Va., as a physicians surgery scheduler until March 2011.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Michael and Mary Gaul; paternal grandparents, Paul and Ruth Schaeffer; uncles, Michael "Mickey" Gaul, Paul, Robert and Gerald Schaeffer, and Clayton Bercher.
Surviving, in addition to her parents and husband, are a daughter, Alyssa, at home; two sisters, Renee Botek, wife of Clement, Deer Lake, and Colleen Stoyer, wife of William, Reading;father and mother-in-law, John and Lois Alcaraz, Shenandoah; brother-in-law, David Alcaraz, Pittston; sister-in-law, Loriann Alcaraz, Shenandoah; nieces and nephews; aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family is planning a Celebration of Life service to be held in Virginia at a later date. At the family's request, donations may be made in Kim's memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or Susan G. Komen for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.
Published in Republican & Herald on September 6, 2013
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Joanne Gross Vaughn
Record added: Sep 06, 2013
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