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A. Ann (Groves) Schaeffer

June 21, 1928 ~ December 9, 2016 (age 88)

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Alice Ann (Groves) Schaeffer, 88, formerly of Natrona Heights, died Friday, December 9, 2016 surrounded by family at Good Samaritan Hospice, Wexford, PA.   

Ann was born in Leechburg on Thursday, June 21, 1928 to the late Gerald and Alice (Dainty) Groves.  She was a 1946 graduate of Leechburg High School and became self-employed as a beautician for a long period of time.  She was a member and avid volunteer of Faith Lutheran Church in Natrona Heights where she enjoyed participating in church functions and activities.  Ann also loved traveling with her late husband, Jim, and supporting the Animal Rescue League. 

Ann is survived by her loving family, Kathy Magdic (Michael), of Pittsburgh and Scott Schaeffer (Sherri) of Landenberg, PA and 5 grandchildren, Matthew and Michael Magdic and Derek, Grant, and Ethan Schaeffer.   

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W. James “Jim” Schaeffer on October 30, 2008, and siblings, Robert Groves and Betty Smeltzer. 

Family and friends are invited from 6-8 PM Monday, December 12, 2016 at ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME, 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA (724-224-7730).  Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Faith Lutheran Church, 1500 Broadview Blvd., Natrona Heights, PA 15065 with Rev. Barbara Ravenstahl officiating.  Private burial will follow.  For online condolences and more information please visit

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Western PA Humane Society, 1101 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233 may be made in memory of Ann.


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 Service Information

December 12, 2016

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peters Family Funeral Homes
1521 Freeport Road
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Funeral Service
December 13, 2016

11:00 AM

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