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In Memory of

Joan Scheffler

June 28, 1929 - March 30, 2015

Obituary


Joan Scheffler 85, of 49 Community Way, Keene, NH died at the Westwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Keene on Monday, March 30, 2015 after a brief illness.

She was born in Aston, Hertfordshire, England on June 28, 1929 the daughter of Noah and Florence (Canfield) Clements. Joan grew up in England, was a high school graduate and also attended two years of college in England.

While living in England, she worked at the British Post Office and for the British Telephone System. She came to Keene from Fairford, Gloucester, England in 1968...

Joan Scheffler 85, of 49 Community Way, Keene, NH died at the Westwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Keene on Monday, March 30, 2015 after a brief illness.

She was born in Aston, Hertfordshire, England on June 28, 1929 the daughter of Noah and Florence (Canfield) Clements. Joan grew up in England, was a high school graduate and also attended two years of college in England.

While living in England, she worked at the British Post Office and for the British Telephone System. She came to Keene from Fairford, Gloucester, England in 1968 and went to work at the former Elliot Community Hospital and later at The Cheshire Medical Center where she served as an admission supervisor and also worked the switchboard. She was employed by the hospital for more than twenty four years. She was later employed by the Homestead Mortgage Company and Anderson associates in Keene.

She was a member of the Women of the Moose, Keene Lodge #478 and was also active at the Keene Senior Citizens Center. She was loved by her family and loved being a great-grandmother.

She is survived by two sons; Stephen Scheffler and his wife Christine of Marlborough, NH and Richard Scheffler and his wife Melissa of Bennington, VT; four grandchildren; Angelia, Jessica, Joshua, and Katlyn; two great-grandchildren; Izzac and Dyllan; a sister Primrose Croteau of Winchester, NH and several nieces and nephews. Her husband Jon Scheffler and a sister Betty Patenaude died earlier.

Funeral services will be held in the Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene, NH, on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. Burial follow in the Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave., Keene. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday afternoon from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest that memorial contributions be made to the Keene Senior Citizens Center 70 Court Street, Keene, NH 03431.