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Barbara A. Schaffner
August 31, 1940 - February 04, 2013
Barbara A. Schaffner, age 72, a resident of Levittown, NY, formerly of Elmhurst, IL, died Monday, February 4, 2013, in Bolingbrook, IL. She was born August 31, 1940, in Elmhurst, IL.
Beloved daughter of the late George A. and Isabella Flemming Schaffner, dear sister of Mary (Bob) Korman of Omaha, NE, adored aunt of Erin Gillotte, Robyn (Dave) Lisy and Michael (Julie) Korman, all of Bolingbrook, IL, great-aunt of Caitlin, Meghan, Alex, Sydney, Kimberly and Madison, great-great aunt of Charlotte.
Barbara grew up in Elmhurst, IL and was a graduate of Immaculate Conception Grade and High School. She attended Mundelein College in Chicago and received her undergraduate degree in Education with a minor in English. Barbara later received a masterís degree in Educational English from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY. She was employed as a teacher in the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, Long Island, NY for many years and was a member of The Women in Literacy and Life Assembly of The National Council of Teachers of English. Barbara was an avid reader and loved the theater.
Visitation Wednesday, February 6, 4:00-8:00 P.M. at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St, Naperville.
Services will begin Thursday, February 7, 10:30 A.M. from the funeral home and will proceed to an 11:00 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville.
Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to: Levittown Library Foundation, Inc., 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown, NY 11756-1223.