Craig W. Schafer
June 30, 1953 - October 27, 2022
Craig W. Schafer, age 69, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully, at Christiana Hospital on Thursday, October 27, 2022.
Born in Englewood, NJ on June 30, 1953, he was a son of the late Carl and Noreen (Heafield) Schafer. Craig made his career as a dedicated truck driver for various trucking companies.
Craig was a huge Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Eagles, Phillies, and the Flyers. He enjoyed the sights and experiences he spent traveling throughout the country. Craig loved going to the beach and attending car shows. He especially loved Corvettes and was an active member of the Corvette Club of Northern Delaware. Most of all, Craig cherished time spent with his family.
In addition to his parents, Craig was preceded in death by his brother, Gordon Schafer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Betty Lou (Teitsma) Schafer; daughter, Christina Schafer of Middletown; longtime friends, Bruce Campbell, Ron Jones, and Jay; loving partner of Gordon, Sue Hoffman; cousin, Reverend Susan Heafield (Brian Wren); and extended family and friends.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 pm until 1 pm on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 1 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.
Any family or friends who are unable to attend the service for Craig may live stream the service by clicking here.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Craig’s memory to New Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1125 Jamison Corner Road, Middletown, DE 19709, or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 2116-7023 or online by clicking here, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or online by clicking here.