Mildred E. Schaeffer

Mildred E. Schaeffer, 87, of Swatara Village, Pine Grove, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at home.

Born March 8, 1925, in Washington Township, where she was also raised, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mary Faust Moyer.

She was a lifelong member of St. Mark's (Brown's) Church, Schuylkill Haven.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Lillian Berger, and a nephew, Earl Brown.

Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Phillip Schaeffer, Pine Grove; a nephew, Dennis Brown, a niece, Darlene Laubenstine.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 26 from H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Eugene Eckroth officiating. Interment followed in St. Mark's (Brown's) Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to St. Mark's (Brown's) Church Memorial Fund, 151 Summer Hill Road, P.O. Box 37, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, in her memory.

Published in The News Item on Jan. 3, 2013