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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Myrtle A. Schaeffer
June 10, 1932 - November 2, 2019


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Myrtle A. Schaeffer of Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania died Saturday, November 2, 2019 at her home. She was 87 years old. Myrtle was born June 10, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of the late Robert Kennedy and the late Mazie Kennedy (nee - Haggas). She is the beloved wife of Richard Schaeffer; mother of Karen Homer and her husband Jack, and Richard Schaeffer, Jr. and his wife Karen; grandmother of Ashley Adams, Bryan Homer and Alexa Schaeffer.

Myrtle was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia growing up in the neighborhood around 5th and Berks Streets in the city. It was there, in the neighborhood, that she met her future husband Richard, when she was twelve years old. They were married at age twenty one and have been together as a couple ever since. She attended Murrell Dobbins Technical High School in Philadelphia and was employed as an egg candler during her working career with the A & P food stores distribution center. Myrtle and Richard lived for many years in northeast Philadelphia until moving to Pocono Summit, PA in 1998.

Services were held privately.

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