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Darlene J. Schafer

November 30, 1943 January 9, 2022
Darlene J. Schafer
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Obituary for Darlene J. Schafer

Darlene J. Schafer, age 78, of Zanesville, Ohio, died Sunday, January 9, 2022, at her home. She was born November 30, 1943, in Martins Ferry, daughter of the late John and Vera Piko. Darlene was a 1961 graduate of Martins Ferry High School, and she retired as a centerless grinder operator from the Dana Corporation. She was a member of the First Church of Christ in Caldwell and the United Steel Workers Union. Darlene enjoyed classic cars, especially her red 2002 T-Bird, and she enjoyed camping.

She is survived by her husband, David Lee Schafer, Sr., whom she married September 3, 1993; her children, David (Kim) Wagner of Cambridge, Doug (Amy) Wagner of Clarington, and Darrin (Carrie) Wagner of St. Clairsville; her step-children, Ruth (Steve) Johnson of Mt. Ephraim, Sharon (Gary) Baker of Hoskinsville, Tom (Kathy) Bettinger, Sr. of Caldwell, Darlene Lovette (David Myers) of Quaker City, Marsha (Jeff) Border of Caldwell, and David (Beth) Schafer, Jr. of Caldwell; many grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and her beloved morkie, Miss Maggie.

Friends may call Tuesday, January 11, 2022, from 6-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Wednesday, January 12th at 11AM with Ken Perkins officiating. Burial will follow at Sharon Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to PAWS, Inc., Humane Society of Noble County at www.noblepawsinc.com, or to P.O. Box 4, Caldwell, Ohio, 43724. Guests are asked to follow recommended safety precautions against Covid at all gatherings.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

11

Jan

6:00 PM 1/11/2022 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/11/2022 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Wednesday

12

Jan

11:00 AM 1/12/2022 11:00:00 AM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sharon Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rich Valley Road
Caldwell, OH

Rich Valley Road Caldwell OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

PAWS, Inc. Humane Society of Noble County

P.O. Box 4
Caldwell, OH 43724
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