Beatrice Elizabeth Schaefer

Beatrice “Betty” Elizabeth (Helfrich) Schaefer, 93, of New Athens, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. The visitation is from 4 – 8 p.m. on Monday, May 20 and from 10 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Smithton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer and Father Stan Konieczny concelebrating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. George Renner & Sons Funeral Home in Smithton is in charge of arrangements.