Donald L. Schaefer, 54, passed away in his sleep at his father's home on Saturday, March 2nd 2013. He was born November 10th 1958 to Paul and Elsie Schaefer.
Don grew up in Randolph and attended Saint Joseph Church. Later, He moved to Flemington NJ where he owned and operated "Schaefer Construction".
Don is survived by his wife, Linda (Farino) of 25 years, daughter, Allie (19) and son, Jack (16). father Paul Schaefer, brothers, Kenneth (Nancy), Steve (Jeanne) of NJ, Jim (Tracy), sisters, Paula (Greg) Chrobak of WV, Pat (Gary) Jindra, Karen (Gary) Adelman, and Janet Stapin. Along with many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, sisters-in-law, Lori Farino and Lois Lott, and mother-in- law, Doris Farino of NJ. Don was preceded in death by mother, Elsie and sister, Ruth.
Don enjoyed his friends and family and spending time in the Poconos where he boated, fished, jet skied, played cards and relaxed by an open fire. He loved to ride anything motorized. He was a prankster who made everyone laugh and had a great smile. He will be missed deeply by his family and friends.
Calling hours are at Countryside Funeral Home, Three Bridges New Jersey 08887, Sunday 4-8. Funeral Mass will be at St. Magdalen's Church in Flemington, NJ. There will be a memorial service in the spring at St. Joseph's Church in Randolph, Ohio where Donny will be laid to rest.
In Lieu of flowers please give to Janet Stapin Leukemia fund at First Place Bank, 4183 Tallmadge Road, Rootstown Ohio 44272. Make check payable to First Place Bank and put Account # in Memo. Account #: 569640553 E-mail: Isayre@fpfc.net
Condolences may be sent to www.CountrySideFuneralHome.com