June 26, 2019

Paul D. Schaefer


Paul D. Schaefer, 56, of Oak Crest Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on March 11, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Linda M. (Dias) Schaefer. They were married for 31 years.

A lifelong resident of Riverside, he was the son of William H. Schaefer Jr. of Riverside and the late Patricia A. (Lenling) Schaefer.

Mr. Schaefer was a rig driller for Hebert Drilling Co. for many years.

A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoyed golfing.

Besides his wife and father, he is survived by a sister, Lisa H. Schaefer of Riverside and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Peter J. Schaefer Sr.

His funeral service will be held on Friday March 15, 2019 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Thomas Cemetery, Swansea, MA.

Calling hours are Friday morning 9-10 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Paul’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of RI, 205 Hallene Road, Suite 209, Warwick, RI, 02996 or a charity of your choice would be deeply appreciated.


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