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Jack Edward Schafer
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1927
Easton
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 29, 2010
Easton
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA

The Express-Times May 30, 2010 (online)

Jack E. Schafer, 83, of Palmer Twp., passed away Saturday, May 29, in Easton Hospital.

Jack was born on March 27, 1927 in Easton, PA a son of the late Theodore Schafer and Isabel VanSyckle Davis.

Jack is survived by his wife Mary Passafiume Schafer with whom he celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 22.

He was a plant manager at the former Shapiro and Son, later Avante textile mill in Easton. Jack later worked as a Deputy Sheriff for Northampton County until his retirement in 2008. He served as a signalman in the US Navy during WWII in the Atlantic theater of operations. He was a 1944 graduate of Easton high School. He was an avid Penn State Football fan.

Jack was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Easton. He was a member of St. Anthonys Golden Age Club, the Liberty Hose and Fleas club of Easton.

Jack was preceded in death by a brother Michael Schafer and a sister Alice Hoadley.
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Jack Schafer was the grandson of
Katherine J. Clawson VanSyckle (1862-1936)
who was the sister of my gr-gr-grandmother
Margaret M. Clawson Margeson (1855-1922)
which made us 5th cousins on my father's
side and on Jack's mother's side.

Jack Schafer was the grandson of
Alice K. Miller Schafer (1870-1935)
who was the sister of my gr-grandfather
George E. Miller (1883-1947)
which made us 4th cousins on my mother's
side and on Jack's father's side.

I am twice related to Jack because I am
related to both his parents:
Theodore M. "Dory" Schafer Sr.
(1900-1982)
through my maternal grandfather
~AND~
Carrie I. "Isabel" VanSyckle Schafer Davis
(1905-1977)
through my paternal grandfather.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Though I did not know Jack personally, I
respectfully honor his memory with this
memorial since he was a distant relative
of mine (twice).


 
 
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 Parents:
  Theodore Michael Schafer (1900 - 1982)
  Carrie Isabel VanSyckle Davis (1905 - 1977)
 
 Siblings:
  Alice K Schafer Hoadley (1921 - 1968)*
  Theodore Michael Schafer (1922 - 1973)*
  Jack Edward Schafer (1927 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: In the 1930 Easton PA, Northampton Co. Census "Jack" is listed as John, born in 1927.
 
Burial:
Saint Anthonys Cemetery
Easton
Northampton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Harry's Daughter
Originally Created by: Rich H.
Record added: May 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53038418
Jack Edward Schafer
Added by: Tom Myers
 
Jack Edward Schafer
Added by: Tom Myers
 
 
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 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
 
 
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