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Agnes H. Schaffer

Thursday, June 25, 2020 by The Press in Obituaries

former paraprofessional

Agnes H. Schaffer, 86, of Emmaus, died June 3, 2020, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Ronald W. Schaffer. They celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary in April. Born in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late James and Helen (Kaminski) Obes.

She was a paraprofessional for the Allentown School District where she taught remedial reading for 15 years, retiring in 1995.

She served as president of the 12th Ward Citizen Association for six years and the Paraprofessional Union for six years.

She was a member of former Allentown Mayor Joseph Daddona’s environmental committee.

Her life was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Ronald L. and his wife, Vicki, of Quakertown; a daughter, Patricia A. and her husband, Scott Gross, of Emmaus; a sister, Terry Obes, of Nanticoke; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Services were held at the convenience of the family. Interment was in the St. Mark’s Cemetery, Allentown. Arrangements were made by the Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., Allentown.