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Lawrence "Larry" Schaffer

September 26, 1941 October 11, 2019

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Obituary for Lawrence "Larry" Schaffer

Lawrence “Larry” Schaffer of Doylestown, PA passed away at his home on Friday, October 11, 2019 with hospice care, surrounded by his loving family. He was 78.

Born in Abington, PA to the late Walter Schaffer, Sr. and Helen (Krout) Schaffer he was a resident of Doylestown for 46 years.

Larry was a graduate of New Hope-Solebury High School in 1959 and later served in the US Navy from 1959-1965 aboard the USS Newport News #148.

He was formerly employed with Paul Froshour Excavating, Heffernan Construction, Ivymore Construction and provided plowing for Jeff Gayman. Larry loved hunting and taking trips to Potter County for family visits and many trips to Long Beach Island, NJ.

He was the beloved husband of 44 years to Mary (Wilson) Schaffer; devoted father of Brett Schaffer and partner Amy, Todd Schaffer and wife Dawn; loving step-father of Rob Morris and wife Debi, Bret Morris and partner Shannon; loving grandfather of Andrew, Leah, Madison, Ziya, and Kessa; dear brother of Cora Ann Roth and husband Fred, and the late Walter Schaffer; also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and three aunts.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home, 344 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 on Thursday, November 7th from 9:30-11:00 am, followed by a service.

Interment with military honors will follow in the Washington Crossing National Cemetery, 830 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940 at 1:00 pm

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to BAYADA Hospice www.bayada.com and Animal Life Line PA www.animallifelinepa.org would be appreciated.

Send condolences to www.varcoethomasfuneralhome.com

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home
    344 North Main Street
    Doylestown, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, November 7, 2019
    9:30am - 11:00am
  • Memorial Service

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 11:00am
    Varcoe-Thomas Funeral Home
    344 North Main Street
    Doylestown, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, November 7, 2019
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Washington Crossing National Cemetery
    830 Highland Road
    Newtown, Pennsylvania
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, November 7, 2019
    1:00pm

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Dottie Dupell

Aunt Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Larry was a wonderful man. Praying for you and your family. Love always Dottie Dupell and family.
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Dottie Dupell

So sorry to hear he's gone, he was so kind and funny. He will be sadly missed, the best uncle ever. Love Dottie
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Carol Heiser

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Jeff & Meg Thompson

For Larry - Veteran - Naval Aviator:
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