Dennis M. Schaffer
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Schaffer, Dennis M. SELKIRK Dennis M. Schaffer, 67, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from a long battle with lung disease. Dennis was a devout catholic and a communicant of The Church of St. Patrick, Ravena. He was an extremely generous man giving regularly to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and many other charitable organizations. He was a humble and selfless man. Dennis was a devoted husband, father and "Papa." He is survived by his loving wife, Dianne; children, Matthew (Maria) Schaffer, and Michelle (Kevin) Ruso; six granddaughters and one great-granddaughter; and brothers, Richard, Peter and Billy. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday, October 20, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Masks will be required and social distancing will be observed. All other services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. Donations in memory of Dennis may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN, 38148-0142.




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Published in Albany Times Union on Oct. 18, 2020.
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October 20, 2020
I had the pleasure of meeting Dennis many years ago through my work and always found him to be a great person to deal with.
He was a true and caring professional and will be missed

I hope the family is holding up well

Godspeed
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October 20, 2020
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October 19, 2020
My friend. We go back a long ways to Callanan days.I shall truly miss you.Mrs Schaffer and your children I sympathize with your loss.May all your menories be a blessing. Dennis ,my lad GOD SPEED.
Peter Mirabile
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October 19, 2020
Diane,Matt,Michele and Family Our sincere condolences to you all. Our prayers are with you all and especially for the sole of Dennis. He was a great man who I know is in heaven with our lord. God bless you all.
Ben and Maureen Ravida
October 19, 2020
Matt,
I'm so sorry to hear about your dad he was a great guy that I had the privilege to work with. my best to the rest of your family
Cheryl
October 18, 2020
Dianne and family, We were so sorry to hear about Dennis. Dennis was a wonderful person and I wish we were there to give you a hug. Prayers for you and the family. Love and God bless.
Tom and Judy Spadaro
Judy Spadaro
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October 18, 2020
Dianne, You know my heart aches so much for my best friend. I will always be there for. Never forget pizza night with Bill, me, you and Dennis. I love you and your family. I will be there for you day/night. Prayers and God bless you
Pam Ostrander
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October 18, 2020
Diane,Matt,Michele and Family
I am so sorry for your loss. So sorry for what you are going through. I met Dennis 32 years ago when Matt met my Maria. I will always remember Dennis as a kind, caring , giving person. He will forever be in my prayers. God Bless.
Judy & Jim Healey
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