2011-10-01 / Obituaries

Robert W. Schafsnitz

Robert W. Schafsnitz, 78, of Thornville, passed away September 20, 2011, at his home.

Robert was born November 16, 1932, in Saginaw, Michigan, to the late Wendell and Leona (Schnell) Schafsnitz. He was a Korean Conflict Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Annette, mother of daughters, Cassie and Wendy (Marcus); his first wife, Betty, mother of sons, John (Rhonda), Steve, Tim, Larry (Janie), Vic (Cheryl), and daughters Bobbie, Cindy (Barry), and Christi (Gary); his sisters, Betty and Mary; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Alice and brother, James.

Services were held September 25, 2011, at the Bope-Thomas Funeral Home, Somerset. Military honors were provided by the Somerset American Legion Leo Ryan Post 58. Cremation followed at Robert’s request. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association .

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