Theodore Schaefer of Frostproof, Florida passed away on February 22, 2020 in The Palms of Sebring in Sebring, Florida. He was 85.
The son of Theodore and Blanche Sayre Schaefer, he was born on September 22, 1934 in West New York, N.J.
He was a retired carpenter and the former owner of Schaefer Ceilings in Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
He was the widower of Lorraine Butera Schaefer.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War.
Survivors include his beloved children: Valerie Williams (Richard Boyce) of Frostproof, FL; Theodore J. Schaefer (Doreen) of Goshen, NY; Mark Schaefer (Michele) of Old Forge, PA and Scott Schaefer (Cindy) of Milford, PA. He is also survived by his two sisters Genevieve Cooper of Warwick, N.Y. and Jeanne Pfiester of Spicewood, Texas.
He is further survived by his 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers George and Forest and his four sisters Blance, Lola, Juanita and Kennis.
Interment with Military Honors will be held on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 9:30 A.M. at St. Stephen's Cemetery in Warwick, NY.
Arrangements by Strong-Basile Funeral Home Greenwood Lake, NY 845-477-8240 or www.ocfuneralhomes.com
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