Barbara Schaffer, 87


BOCA RATON, FLA. – Barbara Schaffer passed away on Oct. 2 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley Schaffer. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Abraham and Nancy (Garfinkel) Fabricant, she had lived in Boca Raton for six years and was previously a longtime resident of Warwick. She was a graduate of Hope High School, Class of ’52. Barbara was an office manager for Sinel, Wilfand & Vinci Accounting for 20 years, retiring in 2006. She was a former member of Temple Sinai.

She was the devoted mother of Gary Schaffer (Susan) of Cumberland and Steven Schaffer of Boca Raton. She was the dear sister of Donna Kelman (Dave) of Cranston and Sherri Kaplow (Jerry) of Ashland, Massachusetts. She was the loving grandmother of Dylan. She was the cherished aunt of Billy, Robert and Karen.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, One State St. #200, Providence, RI 02908 or Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481.