Karl Richard Schaefer, Jr., passed away on August 28, 2021. He was a Teacher, Coach, Pool Manager and was from Wallingford, PA. Karl attended Nether Providence, Brown Prep and has a Master’s Degree from Temple and a Ph.D. from Loyola University. Karl taught Social Studies for 34 years at Springfield High School. He coached basketball for 7 years and boys and girls track for 60 years. Mr. Schaefer believed in physical fitness and worked out every day. He loved the Philadelphia Sports Teams and Delaware County High School Sports. In the summer he was the manager of the Swarthmore Swim Club, Drexel, Prospect Park, Springfield Country Club Pool and the Society High Towers in Philadelphia. Karl worked out to “ know thyself”, your body will tell you what is best for you, and try to always have a smile on your face! He is survived by his loving wife Betty; and his 3 children, Sandy, Sherry and Susan. Karl also has 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren
Services and interment private.
In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions to the Rocky Run YMCA, 1299 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA 19063