Obituary: Michael E. Schaffer Jr.
Mr. Schaffer died Sunday. He was 23.
Costantino Funeral Home submitted the following obituary to Gloucester Township Patch:
Michael E. Schaffer Jr. died suddenly on Dec. 30, 2012. Age 23 years, of Gloucester Township, lived life to the fullest with his family and friends. Michael always had a smile on his face, a hug for you, and a special chuckle that will be missed by all who knew him.
Michael was active in the Gloucester Township Street Hockey Association and was passionate about the sport. Michael will be missed by his loving family and friends. Parents: Michael and Lori (nee Foster) Schaffer; sister: Cara Schaffer; grandmothers: Catherine Schaffer and Mary Foster; godparents: Joyce Foster and Jay Foster, Patricia Schaffer, and many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. Michael is also survived by his girlfriend, Caitlin O’Connor, and his lifelong best friend, Nicholas Merulla.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Thursday evening 7 to 9:00 p.m. and Friday morning 9 to 10 a.m. at the Costantino Funeral Home, 231 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009. Funeral Liturgy will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Cremation and entombment of cremains will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Gloucester Township Street Hockey Association, care of the funeral home, are appreciated. For additional information or to email lasting condolences, visit the Costantino Funeral Home website.