Caren T. (Schaeffer) Stringer

May 7, 1963 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 56)


 Caren T. Schaeffer Stringer, 56, of Katy, TX passed away Sunday, March 1st, surrounded by family at the Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, TX.


Born in Pottsville,  on May 7, 1963, a daughter of Barbara (Augustine) Schaeffer, of Cressona and the late Carey Schaeffer, Sr.


She was the wife of Norman T. Stringer.



Caren was a 1981 graduate of Blue Mountain High School. She then attended University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 1985. She was listed in the Who's Who of Junior College. She was employed by Stratus Indemand Interpreting. Prior to that, she was employed by University of California at Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California as a sign language interpreter. She was a member of the American Sign Language Association.


In addition to her mom and husband, she is survived by her twin sons Nicholas T. and Christian T.; brother Carey Schaeffer, Jr.; aunt Mabel L. Augustine, Reading and uncle Edward Schaeffer husband of Marilyn, Palmyra.


Caren is preceded in death by her father, Carey in 2014 and sister Carla Schaeffer in 1978.


Service details will be announced at a later date.


The family request donations to Hillside SPCA,  P.O. Box 233 Pottsville, PA 17901 or Ruth Steinert Memorial SPCA P.O. Box 332 Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. 

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