Thomas L. Schaeffer, 77

March 30, 2009

MARCH 14, 1932-MARCH 29, 2009

MAUGANSVILLE - Thomas Lee "Tom" Schaeffer, 77, of 14024 Village Mill Drive, died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at NMS in Hagerstown.

Born March 14, 1932, in Buckeystown, Md., he was the son of the late Wesley F. and Blanche Kessler Schaeffer.

He was employed by Fleetwood Travel Trailer Co. for 25 years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

He was a member of Harvest Baptist Church.

He was a member of VFW in Greencastle, Pa., and a former member of Morris Frock American Legion Post No. 42.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Jeanne K. Schaeffer; one stepdaughter, Darlene Griffith of Hagerstown; one sister, Margaret J. White of Funkstown; one grandson; and two great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary E. Jones, Helen I. Renner and Alleine Mills; and five brothers, Howard Schaeffer, Richard Schaeffer, Clyde Schaeffer, Francis Schaeffer and John Schaeffer.

Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor James Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park. Military graveside services will be conducted by Morris Frock American Legion Post No. 42.

The family will receive friends Wednesday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Harvest Baptist Church, 951 Woodland Way, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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