Douglas Schiefer 1942 2020

It is with deep sadness and much love
that we announce the passing of Douglas
Schiefer, age 78, after a long and courageous battle
with cancer. We take comfort in the fact that his wife of 57
years and his loving family were at his bedside. Born May
19, 1942 in Springhill, he was predeceased by his parents, Florian and
Alberta (Pepperdine), his sister, Elizabeth (Doug) Carter, and a
brother in infancy.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon
(Sherrif); sons Douglas (Jean), Daniel (Gloria), and his daughter
Shelley. “Poppy” will be sadly missed by his
grandchildren Faith (Justin), Nathan, Bobby (Jessica), James and
Dryden. He is survived by his brother Lorne and many nieces
and nephews.
Doug was the owner of Schiefer’s Garage
for over 60 years, as well as a general contractor and a school bus
owner. He was hard working, active, and had a passion for
the outdoors shown by his gardening, camping and fishing
trips. He also had an artistic flair which was reflected in
his paintings, carvings and wood working. Anyone who knew
Doug would be impressed by his knowledge of the community and how he
loved to tell a good story.
Cremation has taken place under the
supervision of A.H. Brown Funeral
Service, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill
(902-597-2361). A Graveside Service will be held on
Saturday, September 18, 2021 at 11:00 am in Hillside Cemetery,
Springhill, with The Rev’d Dr. Brian Spence officiating. All
are welcome to attend.
The family wishes to thank the
paramedics, Dr. Sauveur and the second floor nurses and staff of All
Saints Hospital for their compassionate care and
kindness.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory
of Doug may be made to the L.A. Animal Shelter or a charity of your
choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Doug’s online memorial at
www.brownsfuneralhome.com or through the A.H. Brown Funeral Home Facebook
Page.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Douglas Schiefer 1942 2020..

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