Roger James Schafer, Sr. 99 of Adena, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Wheeling Hospital. He was born November 18, 1922, in Wheeling, WV the son of the late John J. and Margaret (Kain) Schafer.
Roger was retired from CONSOL Energy Company as master machinist, he was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Colerain, Knights of Columbus #11195, and the former Maynard Fire Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by a grandson Roger J. Schafer III.
He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Mary Ella (Weaver), children; Kathleen Schafer of Adena, Molly (Ted) Williams of Bellaire, Patricia A. Schafer of Cambridge, Roger J. (Beth) Schafer of Dewitt, New York, John M. (Ellen) Schafer of Saratoga Springs, New York, and Rita (Tim) Carroll of Houston Texas, there are 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be on Monday, April 25, 2022, at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church, 72581 Colerain Rd, Colerain from 10am to until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11am, Fr. Thomas Chillog and Msrg. George Coyne as co-celebrants. Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Wheeling, WV.
Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside is proudly assisting the family.
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