~~Mayme Elizabeth Schanbacher, 94, formerly of Chatham, NJ, passed away on December 21, 2017 at Warren Haven Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Oxford, NJ. Born in Pitman, NJ on September 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Elizabeth Beilstein. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 71 years, Eugene W. Schanbacher, in March 2017.
For several years Mayme was employed at Chatham Potters. In 2004, she and her husband, Eugene, moved to Belvidere, NJ.
Mayme was an avid reader, had a beautiful singing voice, and was a huge fan of football. She especially loved family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren.
Mayme will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Joyce McDonald and her husband Hubert of Forks Township, PA, by her three sons: Robert Schanbacher and his wife Melon of Chatham, NJ, John Schanbacher and his wife Joan, of Foxfire Village, NC, Richard Schanbacher and his wife Marge of Sparta, NJ, and by her seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Family and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, December 27, between 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 with a prayer service to follow at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St, Chatham, NJ.