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Ralf George Schaffer

June 7, 1933 ~ March 24, 2019 (age 85)


Ralf George Schaffer, 85, of Middletown, husband of Betty Reuther Schaffer for sixty-three years, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at Middlesex Health. 

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Ralf lived in Middletown most of his life and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.  He served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.  Ralf worked at Standard Knapp for forty-three years retiring in 1998 and was a member of the Hartford Saengerbund.

Along with his wife, Ralf is survived by his son, Peter Schaffer of Middletown; a stepbrother, Stephen Roy Schaffer and his wife, Sally of North Venice, FL and a niece and two nephews.

A graveside service will be on Saturday, April 20 at 10:00 am in the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am at Faith Lutheran Church, 300 Washington Street, Middletown.  To send condolences, please visit


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Graveside Service
April 20, 2019

10:00 AM
State Veterans' Cemetery
317 Bow Lane
Middletown, CT 06457

Memorial Service
April 20, 2019

11:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church
300 Washington Street
Middletown, CT 06457

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