MaryJane Schaefer went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick.

MaryJane was born March 1, 1928 in Bryn Mar, Pennsylvania and grew up in suburban Maryland where she remained for 30 years with her husband Edward and four children. She was a loving daughter, aunt. parent, and grandparent, homemaker, and employee and attended Grace Brethren Church of Clinton, Maryland. Later, she and Edward retired to Tucson, Arizona and were active members of Calvary Chapel Church.

She spent her twilight years in Southport where she made many friends, attended Christ Coastal Church and enjoyed the Brunswick Senior Resources Southport Senior Center.

MaryJane loved the Lord and she was a blessing to her family, neighbors, and friends throughout her life. She will be sorely missed.

MaryJane was predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Anna Frances Hackett, of Maryland; her sons Thomas and Joseph, also of Maryland; her daughter, Ann Hynes, of Texas; her husband of 40 years, Edward Schaefer, of Arizona; and her sister and niece, Bid and Nancy, of Illinois.

Her survivors include many grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; her sister, Elizabeth, of Florida; her son and daughter-in-law, James and Elizabeth Schaefer; and her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Kevin Turney, of Virginia.

MaryJane’s life will be celebrated at Christ Coastal Church of Southport on Thursday, July 11, at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Christ Coastal Church or the Brunswick Senior Resources Southport Senior Center in MaryJane’s name.

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