Jennie M. Schaeffer, 93

February 19, 2009

DEC. 3, 1915-FEB. 17, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Jennie M. Schaeffer, 93, of 415 Wayne Avenue, Chambersburg, Pa., died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 at ManorCare Health Services.

Born Dec. 3, 1915, in Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late David and Sally Bowen Wadel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Schaeffer.

She was employed as a seamstress at the former Stanley Company in Chambersburg.

She was a member of King Street United Brethren Church in Chambersburg where she helped to teach youth Sunday School and played the piano.


She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Barnes of Chambersburg; two grandchildren, Debbie Tutterice and Cindy Coons; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Chambersburg. The Rev. Paul B. Baker will officiate. Burial will follow in Salem Cemetery. There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, 2325 County Road, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, PA 17013.

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