Donald L. “Skip” Schaeffer, 52, husband of Cheryl A. (Johnson) Schaeffer, of Boyertown, passed away on Saturday evening.

Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Walter C. and Ruth (Wright) Schaeffer.

An avid motorcycle enthusiast, Skip was a member of the Antique Motorcycle Club, Reading Motorcycle Club (Perkiomen Chapter) and the Cushman Club of America. Motorcycles were his passion and he enjoyed going out on long rides with his wife and friends. Skip was a cancer survivor.  He was employed by  Penske for 25 years.

Surviving with his wife is his daughter Jamie L. Knepp, granddaughter Lucille Knepp of Douglassville; a brother Harold “Sandy” Schaeffer of Douglassville; three sisters; June Wright of Douglassville, Nancy Dunning of Pottstown, and Connie Whitehead of Monocracy  and 5 nephews and 4 nieces.  Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Walter H. Schaeffer.

A Funeral service will be held on Thursday, 11:00AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Donald’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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