Cavalero Schaffer, 84, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed
away on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Sunnyview
Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born
July 30, 1932 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Samuel
Cavalero and Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Fetterman Cavalero.
worked for 25 years at the Butler Eagle. She was a
member of St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. Patricia
enjoyed baking and cooking Sunday dinners with her
family. She loved her grandchildren and
great-granddaughters, summers at the beach with her
family, and going to play bingo or to the casino with
She is survived
by two daughters, Mary Josephs and her husband Rick of
Butler, PA, and Joan Schaffer of Butler, PA; one
grandson, Matther Josephs; one granddaughter, Sarah
Josephs Hoehn and her husband Ryan; two
great-grand-daughters, Megan Tack of Duncannon, PA, and
Nora Hoehn of Butler, PA; three brothers, Donald
Cavalero and his wife Susan of Butler, PA, Gordon
Cavalero of Butler, PA, and David Cavalero of Butler,
PA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to
her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,
Eugene Schaffer whom she married on September 25, 1954
and who passed away on September 25. 2006; one brother
Samuel Cavalero and one sister Chervyl Leonard.
Friends will be
received on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 1 until the
time of blessing service at 3:00 p.m. at Thompson-Miller
Funeral Home, 124 East North Street with the Reverend
Anthony R. Sciarappa, officiating.
will take place at Saint Peter's Cemetery.
In lieu of
flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VNA
Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA