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Benjamin Alvin Shaeffer Jr.

September 16, 1935 ~ November 23, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Benjamin Alvin Shaeffer, Jr., 87, of Finksburg, died Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at BridgingLife Dove House.  Born September 16, 1935 in Reisterstown, he was the son of the late Ada Marie (Owings) Shaeffer and Benjamin A. Shaeffer, Sr.  He was the beloved husband of the late Clara Jean Shaeffer.

He worked at Congoleum as an equipment operator and retired early due to an illness.  He served in the Army and was a member of the VFW Post No. 467, American Legion Carroll Post No. 31 and Beaver Run Fish & Game Club.  He enjoyed gardening, flowers, hummingbirds, fishing and sitting on his porch. 

He is survived by children and their spouses, Barbara Downing of Mt. Airy; Robert and Donna Shaeffer of Littlestown, PA; Beverly and Robert Flater of Westminster; Sandra and Ira Barnes of Finksburg; and Janet and Duane Krolicki of Westminster; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a niece, whom he and his wife raised, Brenda Zentz.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 E. Main St., Westminster.  Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m.  Interment will follow at Providence Cemetery in Gamber.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Services (East Main Street)

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Services (East Main Street)

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