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Kenneth R. Schaffer Sr.

August 11, 1945 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Kenneth Schaffer Sr. Obituary


Kenneth R. Schaffer, 78, of Ashland passed away peacefully Thursday morning January 18th at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill East.

Born in Locustdale on August 11, 1945 he was the son of the late Eleanor (Burmeister) and William Schaffer.

Kenneth attended Ashland High School.

He was of the Lutheran faith and was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Ashland.  He was a member of the Good Fellowship Club in Ashland.

Early on Ken worked at Raudenbush Bakery until it closed.  Later he worked for Tri-State Envelope for many years as a cutter until he retired.

In his free time he enjoyed drawing and having a good time.  Kenneth always lived life to its fullest.  He also enjoyed fishing. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by; brother William Jr; brother Lamar; brother Frank; sister Dorothy (Doll); sister Leah (Sis); sister Eleanor; sister Charlotte.

Kenneth is survived by daughter Jeri L. Dunkle (Mike), Valley View; son Franklin L.Schaffer (Tracy), Valley View; son Kenneth R. Schaffer Jr., Chicago IL; brother Wayne Schaffer (Margaret), Locustdale; brother Ron Schaffer (Dolly), NJ; 3 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; nieces & nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday February 2nd at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. A visitation will be held prior to services from 10:00-11:00 AM at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at Citizens Cemetery-Lavelle.

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home Inc. 901 Centre Street Ashland, PA 17921 has been entrusted with the arrangements.  

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February 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home
901 Centre St
Ashland, PA 17921

Celebration of Life
February 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home
901 Centre St
Ashland, PA 17921

February 2, 2024

12:00 PM
Citizen's Cemetery - Lavelle
272 Main Street
Ashland, PA 17921


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