** In an abundance of caution Gordon's family has chosen to postpone services until social gatherings are not considered a risk for Coronavirus by the CDC**
Gordon Carl Schafer, age 69, of Gulf Breeze, was called home March 02, 2020. He was born in Englewood, NJ on January 22, 1951 to the late Carl William and Noreen Heafield Schafer. Gordon graduated from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, NJ and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota. He was passionate about Rock & Roll music and played Bass Guitar professionally. Gordon was an avid music and baseball memorabilia collector.
He is preceded in death by his parents. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving partner of 29 years, Sue Hoffman; brother, Craig (Betty Lu) Schafer of Middletown, DE; niece, Christina Schafer; and a host of extended family, friends, and band mates.
In lieu of flowers Gordon’s family requests donations in his name to the National Kidney Foundation at kidney.org/donate.
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