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Betty (Reuther) Schaffer

July 18, 1934 ~ July 25, 2020 (age 86)


Betty (Reuther) Schaffer, 86, of Middletown, wife of the late Ralf G. Schaffer, passed away on July 25, 2020 at Middlesex Hospital.  Born in Steinsfeld, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Leonhard and Babetta (Schulitz) Reuther.

 Betty lived in Middletown most of her life and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.  She worked at JCPenney’s for years and enjoyed cooking and sewing.

Betty is survived by her son, Peter Schaffer and several nieces and nephews.

Along with her husband and parents, she was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 12 at 2:00 pm in the State Veterans Cemetery, 317 Bow Lane, Middletown with Rev. Cathy Rohrs officiating.  To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

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Graveside Service
August 12, 2020

2:00 PM
State Veterans' Cemetery
317 Bow Lane
Middletown, CT 06457

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