John J. Schaeffer – 77

Niskayuna- John J. Schaeffer,77,beloved husband, father, and grandfather of  Niskayuna, passed away Saturday August 5, 2017 at home with his family by his side after a courageous 22 year battle with cancer.

Calling hours will be on Wednesday  August 9th at DeVito Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 South Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, from 5 to 7pm with a short service immediately following. Inurnment will be at the Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, with military honors, on Friday August 11th at 11am. The family asks that anyone wishing to attend to please arrive at or before 10:45am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, or the charity of your choosing. To leave condolences or request directions please visit