Mary A. Schaefer

Mary Ann Schaefer, 79, of Colonial Heights, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center. She was born on Oct. 22, 1934, in New York to the late Walter J. and Florence Stafford Stanton.

Mrs. Schaefer was a member of Highland United Methodist Church in Colonial Heights, the Hopewell Moose Lodge and the local Red Hat Society.

She is survived by: her loving husband, Raymond A. Schaefer Sr.; sons, Bill, Jim, Gary, and Danny Bartholomew and Raymond A. Schaefer Jr.; daughters, Kathleen Bartholomew, and Kathy Swader; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.

There will be a Women of the Moose service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, with visitation to follow until 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be private.

Flowers are welcome or contributions may be made to Highland United Methodist Church, 125 E. Westover Ave., Colonial Heights, VA 23834, or to the Colonial Heights/Petersburg SPCA P.O. Box 1174, Petersburg, VA 23804. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 4 to Apr. 6, 2014