Mrs. Schaffer was born on April 26, 1920 to the late Anthony and Mary Szakach Vestrocy. She was married June 25, 1941 to the late Frank P. Schaffer, Jr. who passed in 1991. Julia attended The Park Gate Baptist Church but was also Catholic by faith. She was a dedicated house wife and enjoyed playing bingo with friends and spending free time reading.
She is survived by one daughter; Janice Bishop of Erie PA., three sons; Frank “Butch” Schaffer of Ellwood City, David R. & Susana Schaffer of Ellport, Albert Schaffer of Ellwood City and 15 granchildren.
Julia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister; Mary Olash, one brother; Eugene Vestrocy, two grandsons; DJ. Schaffer and Robert Schaffer, a son-in-law; Jim Bishop and a daughter-in-law; Judy K. Schaffer
Visitation will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012 from 5-8 pm and on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 10-11 am. in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc..
A Blessing Service will be held on Tuesday morning May 8, at 11:00 am in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home Inc., with Father Lou Pascazi officiating. Interment will be at Sylvania Hills.
Memorial Contributions can be made to the “Sgt. Leslie H. Sabo Jr. Memorial Fund” P.O. Box 113, Ellwood City, Pa. 16117.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/