David L. Schaeffer, 71, of Leesport, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018, in his home with his family by his side. He was the husband of Arleen (Pepper) Schaeffer. Born in Reading, PA , he was the son of the late Robert M.and Fern G. (Meck) Schaeffer. David graduated from Mt. Penn High School and received his Bachelor's Degree in Metallurgy and Material Science from Lehigh Valley University. He was a member of Schwarzwald Lutheran Church and an active member of P.O.S. of A. David worked at Carpenter Technology for 23 years and also worked 20 years at Superior Tube in Collegeville. In addition to his wife Arleen, David is survived by his children: Stacey L. Stoudt wife of Michael, Sinking Spring, Heather D. Winters wife of Christopher, Wernersville, Jeremy D. husband of Christy, Exeter, Devon R. Noroski, Shillington; and one sister Lee M. Hess, Shoemakersville. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren that he dearly loved. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Wednesday December 12 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am with services beginning at 11:00 am in Schwarzwald Lutheran Church, 250 Church Lane, Reading. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Pancreatic Association, Dr. Ashok Saluja, American Pancreatic Association, Inc., PO Box 352406, Miami, FL 33135. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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