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Margaret Madona Schaffert of Hiram went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. in her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was 89 years old.
Margaret was born in Cleveland on October 19, 1928, the daughter of the late William and Margaret McCarthey Spigutz.
She attended Cleveland School Systems. Mrs. Schaffert was a bus driver for the West Geauga School district for 33 years.
Margaret was a woman of faith and Born-Again Christian. Her intense suffering the past three months was a testament to her faith. She was a loving and giving person to all and practice the Bible’s teaching of forgiving others.
Earlier in life, Mrs. Schaffert found enjoyment playing a game of golf on a sunny day or cheering on her favorite sports team. Most importantly, she loved spending time and making memories with her loving family.
Mrs. Schaffert is survived by 3 children, Roger (Eileen) Schaffert and their children, LeeAnn, Amanda, Roger Jr., and Kelly; Lynn (Wayne) Valentino and their children Ryan, Matthew, and Anna; and Dennis (Nancy) Schaffert and their children Christy, Jamie, Lindsey, Michael, Alexandra, Samantha, Jesse; 23 great grandchildren, Dylan, Lily, Jonathan, Madison, Emma, William, Hailey, Sophia, Abby, Joshua, Hudson, Adaley, Aislyn, Roman, Colton, Elian, Emiliana, Elaina, Julian, Mia, Adalyn, Brantley & Elliana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger W. Schaffert; 5 siblings; and great grandson Logan.
Friends and family may view the obituary, light a virtual candle and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff of Grace Hospice. The kindness and compassion they showed towards Margaret will never be forgotten.
In memory of Margaret, a private celebration of her life will be held at a later date.