Barbara L. Schafer, age 83, died on Monday (June 18, 2018) at Geneva Living Center North.
Friends may call on Friday (June 29) from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Adrian Tierson officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Oaks Corners.
Barbara was born on March 4, 1935 in Rockville Center Long Island. She is the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Mills Enders. Barbara loved nature and all of its beauty. She enjoyed birds, flowers and gardening. Most important to her was her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband, Gerald Schafer of Phelps; children Jon Schafer of Phelps, Liz Schafer of Pawlet, Vt., Wendy (Chris) Montreuil of Moravia, N.Y., Jeff (Tammy) Schafer of Rochester, N.Y.; son-in-law, Rich March of Saratoga Springs; grandchildren Stephen Schafer, Kristen (Dan) O’Connell, Holly (Josh) Fagner, Scott (Steph) Montreuil, Drew (Maria) Montreuil, Jacob Schafer, Christian Stein, Spencer March and Jennifer March; great-grandchildren Mason, Bryce, Cole, Ella, Allison, Elena, Peter, Joseph, Todd and Kairi; sisters-in-law June (Gordon) Gardner of Clifton Springs, Kathy (Bob) Buttermore of Ontario, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her beloved sister, Bette Ann Enders.