Raymond P. Scheffler, age 67, of Penn Yan, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Thursday (January 25, 2018) at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital.
At Ray’s request, there will be no calling hours. A celebration of his life will be planned for a later date. Memorials may be made in Ray’s name to the Penn Yan Area Volunteer Ambulance Corps., PO Box 272, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527 or to the Hope Walk of Yates County, PO Box 174, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.
Ray was born in Cortland, N.Y., the son of the late Charlotte (Luce) and Frank Scheffler.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Deborah Higgins Scheffler; daughter, Sarah (Michele) Scheffler of Lake Ronkonkoma; son, Micah (Erin) Scheffler of Rochester; grandchildren Owen and Isabel; sister, Josephine (Robert) Ranson of Mooresville, N.C.; brothers Donald (Melody) of Groton, Edward (Eileen) of Groton, and Martin (Monica) of Clifton Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ray was predeceased by his parents; and his brother, Roger.