Virginia Lee Schaefer
December 12, 1924 – December 12, 2018
Virginia Lee Schaefer, 94, of North Beach passed away December 12, 2018 at the Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick. She was born December 12, 1924 in Roanoke, VA to Robert Lee and Mable Okla (Cunningham) Brady. She was raised in Roanoke until she moved to Washington, D.C. in 1942 to work for the War Department, later moving to the Veterans Administration in 1943, the Department of Commerce in 1951, the C.I.A. in 1952, International Cooperation Administration in 1956, Federal Housing Administration in 1960, Department of Motor Vehicles in 1961, Department of Public Housing in 1966, Department of Finance and Revenue in 1975, Bureau of Motor Vehicles in 1975 and Department of Transportation in 1978 where she retired in 1987 as a secretary.
Virginia lived in North Beach on Greenwood Avenue since the early 1960’s, first with her mother, Mable Brady, and then with Charles W. Schaefer after they married on February 20, 1958 in Alexandria, VA. Charles had a daughter Joy by his first marriage. Virginia was very active in Union Church of North Beach, where she taught Sunday school and enjoyed working in the church. She also enjoyed shopping, dining out, visiting with her friends, and especially loved her dogs. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband Chuck, and is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Monday, December 17, 2018