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Allen H. Schafer

Allen H. Schafer, age 79, of 167 Stecker Mill Rd., Danville, died on Tuesday May 31, 2022 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born in Morristown, NJ on February 13, 1943, he was the son of the late Herbert W. and Louise E. (Bousch) Schafer. He graduated from New Vernon High School in New Jersey.

Allen was a driver for the Waste Management Disposal Service for 30 years before retiring in 2009.

He enjoyed farming and going to the Tin Cup Restaurant in Turbotville every day for breakfast.

Allen was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas H. Schafer.

Surviving are three children: Michael J. Schafer, and his wife Wendy, of Danville, Karl J. Schafer, of Danville, and Melissa A. Wilson, of Valley View; nine grandchildren; one great granddaughter; and two sisters: Betty Noetzli, of New Vernon, NJ and Virginia Finn, of Camden, DE.

At Allen’s request, there will be no services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Rd., Danville.

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Allen was a devoted son, father and brother. He will be missed by all who knew him

Kathleen Pantermarakis Jun 2 2022 4:53 AM