Obituary of Frederick H. Schaefer Sr.
Frederick H. Schaefer, 80, died peacefully on March 11, 2023. Fred was a loving husband, partner, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Camelia “Sissy”. He is survived by his dear partner Bobbie Gattrell, his daughters, Deneen Yurchak (Ron Gross), Melody Miller (Rusty), Andrea Henry (Dan) and son, Fred Jr (Christina), 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Fred was known by all in and around the Allegheny county Recorder of Deeds office as a title examiner for over 50 years. He is mostly known for his beautiful, magical voice; entertaining the Pittsburgh area since he was 16 years old. Playing in various night clubs, venues and festivals as the lead singer in The Vibrators, Freddy Schaefer Trio, Close Friends and Magic Moments, he became a staple in the entertainment community, with many followers. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Family and friends received on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333), where a service will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 AM.