Donald G Shaeffer, Sr.

October 21, 1933 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Donald Shaeffer, Sr. Obituary

Donald G. "Pap" Shaeffer, Sr., 90 years old, passed away Sunday, December 10, 2023 at his home in Newport. He was born October 21, 1933 in Harrisburg to Harry and Katharine (Schiefer) Shaeffer. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and St. Bernard's Knights of Columbus, New Bloomfield. He was retired from PP&L where he worked for 40+ years.

    Donald was preceded in death by his wife, June K. Shaeffer and is survived by his children, Donald G. Shaeffer Jr (Barbara) of Mechanicsburg, Kathy Heller (Steve) of Newport and Karen Gochenaur of Millerstown; grandchildren Nicole Rode (Jim), Stevie Jo Boone (Joe), Jacob Gochenaur (Casey), Andrew Gochenaur and Sara Hall (Dylan); great grandchildren Ethan and Nathan Rode, Zia and Jacob Gochenaur, Ryleigh Gochenaur, Ariana and Breckin Davis, Emery and Maddox Hall and great great grandchild Reese Gochenaur.  He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by brothers Charles, Bruce and Harry Shaeffer and sister Betty Swartz.

   Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 15th at 11 AM at St Bernard Catholic Church, 811 Shermans Valley Road, New Bloomfield with the Reverend Robert Sharman officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Harrisburg. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Newport Ambulance League, 50 S. 3rd Street, Newport, PA 17074, Newport Fire Department, 301 Mulberry Street, Newport, PA 17074 or St. Bernard Catholic Church, New Bloomfield, PA


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Mass of Christian Burial
December 15, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church
811 Shermans Valley Rd
New Bloomfield, Pa. 17068


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