Pauline J. Schaeffer, 93, of Pine Grove, died Sunday, June 15, 2014 at home.
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Born June 9, 1921, in Lickdale, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Olga Marie Ditzler Kreiser.
Pauline was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Congregational Church, Pine Grove, where she had been the pianist and choir director for many years. She loved gardening, cooking and baking and had been a member of the Pine Grove Senior Citizens.
She had been employed as a sewing machine operator for the former Fox-Knapp Manufacturing Co., Pine Grove.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry W. Schaeffer, July 9, 1985; sister, Miriam Smith; and brother, Eugene Kreiser.
Surviving are a sister, Elaine Hilton, Lebanon; a brother, Richard E. Kreiser, Myerstown; and nieces and nephews, including Danielle Kreiser, Heath Kreiser, Christopher Hilton, Alvin "Fritz" Schaeffer and Jeff Schaeffer.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21 at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with the Rev. Timothy Christman officiating. Interment followed in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to St. Paul's Evangelical Congregational Church, 174 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963.
H L Snyder Funeral Home Inc
139 S Tulpehocken St
Pine Grove, PA 17963
Published in The News Item on June 26, 2014