Mary Lee Schaefer

Mary Lee Schaefer, 74, of 114 Hemlock Road, St. Marys, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 30, 2018, at Penn Highlands Elk.

She was born May 21, 1944, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Leon and Marjorie Sheley Preston and was a graduate of St. Marys High School. Mary Lee resided in Colorado for several years and returned to St. Marys in 2010.  She was a former employee of National Molded Products, Walmart, and the Regional Ambulatory Surgery Center.

On November 1, 1963, in Ridgway, Mary Lee married Walter M. Schaefer, who preceded her in death on May 12, 2018.

She is survived by a daughter, Shawna Pistner and her husband Robby of St. Marys; two sons, Timothy Schaefer and his wife Kelly of Elizabeth, CO and Jason Schaefer and his wife Linda of California; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Mary Lee enjoyed life and had a laugh that was contagious. She was a huge animal lover, rescuing many dogs.  She enjoyed her grandchildren and played a large role in their lives.  Mary Lee had the biggest heart ever and was very well loved by her family and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 10:30 AM, with the Rev. Jeff Noble officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday morning, from 9:30 AM until the time of service.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Humane Society, 1029 East Eschbach Road, St. Marys, PA 15857.

Audrey Meyer October 3, 2018 at 8:48 am

We are so very sorry for your loss. Mary Lee was a joy to everyone. She will be missed.

Jim and Laura DeLullo & Family October 5, 2018 at 1:24 pm

Shawna, Robby, and all loved ones of Mary Lee,
Sending our condolences and praying for Gods peace, strength, and comfort during this time and in the days ahead.

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