Marie E. Shaefer, 88, of Twinsburg and formerly of Mentor, passed away Wednesday February 26, 2014, at Grande Village in Twinsburg.
She was born February 24, 1926 in Painesville, to Joseph & Pauline Condon.
Marie graduated in 1947 from the St. John's School of Nursing in Cleveland with an RN degree; she worked as an RN for Lake Medical Systems until her retirement.
She enjoyed being with her family and taking care of people.
Survivors include her children, Leonard A. (Nan Dawkins) Shaefer of Leesburg, Va., Paul Shaefer of Lake County, Christine (Larry) Snyder of Boulder, Colo., JoEllen (Albert) Zahler of Solon, Michael J. Shaefer of Cleveland, Margaret Jackson of Willoughby, David Shaefer of Lake County; 23 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; and friends, Dr. E. Allen, Lillian Schabel, Rose & Joe Incorvia.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard A. Shaefer, Sr.; daughter, Michelle Shaefer; sister, Catherine Hehr; and dear friend, Russ Phillips.
A Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, where family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Willoughby Cemetery, Willoughby.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110 or donate online at hospicewr.org.
The family would like to thank Golden Living in Kirtland and Grande Village Manor in Twinsburg for their excellent care and compassion toward our mother.
Online obituary at www.brunners.com.
Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8466 Mentor Avenue Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 4, 2014