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Elizabeth Schaffner

December 12, 1939 — October 4, 2021

Elizabeth Schaffner, 81, passed away peacefully on October 4, 2021,  in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Elizabeth, also known as  "Mrs. Collins", worked for forty+ years in nursing at Clove Lakes Nursing Home.  She loved gardening and was an avid gardener at her home. She was also an avid bowler for sixty years.

Elizabeth was pre-deceased by her sons, Michael Collins and Glenn Collins.

She is survived by her sons, Kevin Collins, Terence Collins, her long-term partner, John "Louis" Messina,  one sister, one brother, a daughter-in-law, five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two nieces, two nephews, and numerous grand nieces and nephews.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 7, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Thursday, October 7, 2021

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Home Service

Friday, October 8, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Private Cremation

Bedell Pizzo Funeral Home

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