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Betty J. Schaffer

Betty J. Schaffer, 87, of Northampton, died May 9, 2022, in Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown. She was the wife of the late James H. Schaffer.

Born in Slatington, she was a daughter of the late Henry J. Braker and Carrie T. (Reinsmith) Braker Wagner and a stepdaughter to the late Raymond F. Wagner.

She and her late husband were the owners of J&B Florist for many years.

She was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Northampton, where she was a deacon, a youth fellowship adviser and taught Sunday school for many years.

She is survived by four sons, Gary and wife Cheryl, Dale, Robert and Edward; two daughters, Elaine and husband Bernard and Carolanne; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by three brothers, Henry, Harold and Bernard; and two sisters, Shirley and Lillian.

Contributions may be made to the church, 105 E. 19th St., Northampton, 18067.

Arrangements were made by Reichel Funeral Home Inc., Northampton.