SCHAEFER Paul Dietrich, 89 of Bergenfield, NJ previously long time resident of Bartonsville, PA passed on January 8, 2017 after a long illness. Paul was born on January 30/27 in Nordenham, Germany; he immigrated to the United States with his wife Lisa (predeceased) and son Hans in 1955. Paul was a Precision Tool & Die maker by trade and worked at various establishments until his retirement from C & C metals at age 62. Paul was a 23 yr member of the East Stroudsburg B.P.O.Elks Lodge 319. He is a past president of the Plattduetsche Volksfest Vereen of NY & NJ, past member of the Rheinischer Sangerbund and a life member of the Fritz Reuter Altenheim. He is survived by his sister Friedel Wulf, Germany, Son Hans D. Schaefer, daughter in law Sharyn, daughter Karen H. Buehler, son in law Paul, Grand daughters Kristen Buehler, Karissa Felix, husband David Felix and great grand son David Jr. Memorial service will be held on January 21, 2017 at 2 PM at the Bergenfield Elks Lodge 1477, 40 W. Church St, Bergenfield, NJ 07621. In lieu of flowers please make donations to: The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor New York, NY 10001.
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