Theodore C. Schafebook passed away at the age of 81 in the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital on June 2, 2023.
He was born on May 19, 1942, in Quentin, PA, to Theodore C. Schafebook and Mildred Krout nee Eckert.
He was a graduate of Cornwall High School and Penn State University, where he received an Associate Degree in civil engineering.
He served his country in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Fort Monroe, VA, as a Military Policeman. Ted began his engineering career at Buell Engineering in 1962, a company that changed names several times. He stayed with the company until his retirement in 2004. Later, he worked with the Buell division of Fisher Klosterman doing contract work.
In his personal life, he had a zeal for gardening, working in the yard, and building birdhouses and furniture. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his beloved fur baby, Roxie.
Theodore is survived by his wife, Suzanne Schafebook nee Reed; son, Mark Schafebook, and fiance, Angie Joseph; son, Steven Schafebook, and spouse, Tricia; daughter, Kelly Fornsaglio, and spouse, Daniel; granddaughters, Rachel Schafebook, Abigail Schafebook, and Grace Fornsaglio; grandson, Dmitry Schafebook; sister-in-law, Janice Schafebook; cousins, Dennis Schafebook and Sundra Sweigert; and his constant companion, Roxie.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Bruce Schafebook.
Services will be at Christman’s Funeral Home Inc., Lebanon, on June 12th, with visitation at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m., where family and friends gather together to pay their respects.
Ted will be remembered for his hard work and his love for his family. He will be deeply missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Road, Myerstown, PA 17067.