Bertram E. Schaeffer
Bertram E. Schaeffer, 59, of Apollo, passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, in Greensburg. He was born Oct. 1, 1950, in Natrona Heights, the son of the late Charles B. Schaeffer and Wanda J. Oleshski Schaeffer. Bertram enjoyed flying model airplanes and being a wonderful grandfather to his eight grandchildren.
He is survived by his mother Wanda J. Oleshski Schaeffer; five children, Michelle Braun and husband, Richard, of North Huntingdon, Melissa Nesbitt and husband, William, of Meadville, Matthew Schaeffer and fiancee, Crystal Smith, of Vandergrift, Michael Schaeffer and fiancee, Kari Zirkle, of Meadville, and Katie Schaeffer, of Avonmore; eight grandchildren, Christine and Lauren Braun, Sarah, Rachael and Clint Nesbitt, Amber and Ryan Smith and Brice Schaeffer; two brothers, Charles Schaeffer and wife, Susan, of Pittsburgh, and David Schaeffer and wife, Cheryl, of North Carolina. The family will receive fiends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the KELLY L. CORRIDONI FUNERAL HOME LTD., 1916 Moore Ave., North Apollo. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15205. To send or view condolences visit us at www.corridonifuneralhome.com
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