Elizabeth H. Schaefer of New Milford, CT, passed away Friday August 19, 2016 at New Milford Hospital at the age of 98.
She was born May 9, 1918 in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Leo and Johanna (Leider) Strobel. Mrs. Schaefer work for eight years with Chase Bank in Manhattan before moving to their summer home in New Milford permanently in 1967.
Mrs. Schaefer was predeceased by her husband John F. Schaefer in 1974. She is survived by her sons John “Jack” Schaefer and his wife Gail of Patterson, NY, Kenneth Schaefer of Brookfield, CT, a grandson John J. Schaefer and his wife Deanna of Knoxville, TN, and her great granddaughter Joanna. Her family would like to thank her two caregivers Rosanna and Hope whom they much appreciated for everything they did for Mrs. Schaefer.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday August 23, 2016, 10:00am at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street in New Milford. Internment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in New Fairfield, CT. Calling hours will be held at the funeral home on Monday August 22 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Ability Beyond, 4 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801.
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