Joan Schafer

Obituary of Joan Schafer

Joan A. (Zemaitis) Schafer, 70 of Princeton Junction passed away on Monday, February 7, 2011 at Doylestown Hospital in Doylestown, PA. Joan was born on November 30, 1940 in New York to Mary Grakey Zematis and Charles Joseph Zemaitis. She is a graduate of Princeton High School and Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Joan and her husband Larry owned and operated Schafer's Service Center in Princeton Junction New Jersey. Joan was an avid reader and also loved to collect Angels. She spent many summers with her husband Larry at the New Jersey Shore. She will be remembered as a very strong, yet gentle caring woman. Joan is the beloved wife of Henry "Larry" for 47 years and the loving Aunt to her nephew Donald Schafer and wife Nancy of Morrisville, PA, niece Kimberly and husband David Jago of Pennsburg, PA, brother-in-law Donald Schafer of Skillman, and many cherished friends in the Princeton Junction/West Windsor area. The Funeral Service will be held 11:30 am Saturday, February 12, 2011 at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 am Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Somerset Handicap Children's Treatment Center, 377 Union Avenue, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.
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