COUDERSPORT - Vera J. Schaffner, 84, of Coudersport, passed away at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport, on Thursday (Dec. 26, 2013).
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Vera was born on Nov. 27, 1929, and was the daughter of the late Noah Milton and Hattie Ebersole Sullivan. She was the wife of the late Frank B. Schaffner Sr.
Vera retired from Hershey Foods Corp.
She was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle of Coudersport. In Vera's spare time she enjoyed knitting, drawing, painting and watching birds and wildlife in the outdoors.
Vera is survived by two sisters; three stepchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; 18 stepgreat-grandchildren; and nine stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
She was preceeded in death by her husband, Frank B. Schaffner, who died Aug. 6, 2013.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Vera's Life Celebration service at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Gravel Hill Cemetery, 54 Gravel Hill Road, Palmyra, with the Rev. Melvin W. Weaver, pastor, as officiant.
In Vera's memory, memorial contributions may be made to a
Funeral arrangements for Vera are under the care of Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd., "A Life Celebration Home", 210 North East St., Coudersport.
Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home Ltd.
210 North East Street
Coudersport, PA 16915
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 30, 2013 to Jan. 6, 2014