Services Held March 17 For Milton Schaeffer

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Milton Schaeffer of Livingston died March 14. He was 89 years old.

Born in Newark, he had also lived in West Orange before moving to Livingston 49 years ago.

Mr. Schaeffer was a teacher for the Newark school system for 13 years and for the Maplewood and South Orange School District for another 27 years before retiring. His 40 year career in education included serving in positions such as acting principal of the South Orange Middle School and English Department chairman.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

AWorld Chess Federation player, he was involved in and organized camping for children.

He is survived by his wife of over 52 years, Geri; his son, Matt; his daughter, Talya (Matthew Cheng); two sisters, Lillian Gruber and Florence Grossman; and one grandchild.

Services were held March 17 with arrangements by the Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the American Kidney Fund.

In 1925, Mrs. Margaret Morrow of the Women’s Auxiliary of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, founded the first troop of Girl Scouts in Livingston.

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