1916 - 2009
Herman was born on December 23, 1916 and passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2009.
Herman was last known to be living in Brunswick, Maine.
He was a graduate of Manasquan High School, NJ and the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD class of 1940.
Mr. Schafer served in the US Navy during WWII. He was a survivor of the attack upon Pearl Harbor and was stationed aboard the USS Arizona at the time of the attack. He served for the majority of the war on the USS Alabama and towards the end of the war was transferred to the USS Iowa, ultimately attaining the rank of Lt. Commander.
He is survived by his wife Ruth.
Memorials: Disabled American Veterans at dav.org/donate or P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
(Photo Credit: Budd Nease Collection)