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“I first meet Clara when we both worked at Norwalk Furniture in the early 70's I since encountered at St. Mary's and shared many a Mass in that back...Read More »
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“Memories keep those we love close to us forever. So sorry for your loss. Ron & Linda Pocock ”
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“Grammy, you made such an impact on all of our lives. You may be gone in body but never in spirit. Im going to miss you more than words can explain...Read More »
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“It has been a wonderful privilege and joy to walk with Clara in these final days and to witness such a wonderful and loving family surrounding her...Read More »
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Clara C. Schaffer, age 78, of Wakeman, died Sunday evening at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born on August 4, 1933 in Norwalk and has lived in the Collins-Wakeman area for most of her life. She was a 1952 graduate of St. Paul's High School. She retired from Norwalk Furniture and was a member of St. Mary's Church in Wakeman. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening, spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren's sporting events.
She is survived by her children Richard (Michelle) Schaffer, of Norwalk, Linda (Robert) Kendeigh, of Oberlin, and Theresa (Michael) Tinney, of Wakeman, sisters, Margaret Nickoli and Mary Fannin, both of Norwalk, and Dorothea Atkinson, of FL, ten grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ambrose Schaffer Sr., her parents Benjamin and Antoinette (Wilhelm) Camp Sr., a son Ambrose Schaffer Jr., two sisters Theresa Skinner and Elizabeth "Betty" Schaffer and a brother Benjamin Camp Jr.
Friends may call on Tuesday March 13 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman. A Scripture Service will be held at 8:00 pm.
On Wednesday March 14, there will be a Prayer Service at the funeral home at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Main Street in Wakeman. Burial will follow at Meadow Green Memorial Park near Huron.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870
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