Karen Schaeffer

Obituary of Karen Regina Schaeffer

Karen Regina (Landon) Schaeffer, 74, passed away on December 10, 2021, at her home in Lower Pottsgrove Twp., PA. She was the wife of Bruce C. Schaeffer, with whom she shared 49 years of marriage.


Born in Pottstown, PA, on June 28, 1947, Karen was the daughter of the late James K. Landon and Irene E. (Sheperak) Landon.


Karen worked as a legislative assistant for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives District 146, during Mary Ann Dailey’s term from 1999-2004, and Thomas Quigley’s term from 2004-2012.


In addition to her husband, Karen is lovingly remembered by her children, Peter (& Jennifer) Schaeffer, Douglassville, PA, Jonathan Schaeffer, Los Angeles, CA, and Jennifer (& Derek) Steiner, Wind Gap, PA; her grandson, Owen R. Steiner; her brother, Kevin R. Landon, Pottstown, PA; and her uncle, Thomas J. (& Cynthia) Sheperak, Swanton, OH.


A viewing will take place on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Fairview Cemetery, 317 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA 19512.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s memory to The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art on Maryland’s Eastern Shore at https://www.wardmuseum.org/get-involved/giving/make-a-donation/.