Loss wouldn’t hurt so much if we didn’t love so much. But who wants to live without love? ~ Loren Olsen, Ph.D.
We will be celebrating the life of Bernard Richard Schiffer in South Florida on April 9th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Kraeer-Fairchild Funeral Home, 4061 North Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 and then in St. Louis, MO on Sunday April 27th from, 2pm ~ 4pm Christ Lutheran Church, 1 Selma Avenue Webster Groves, MO 63119. In lieu of flowers, and to support advocacy for LGBT Seniors, your kind donation to SunServe Silver Serve Program is appreciated: 2312 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Bernard Richard Schiffer 83, of Deerfield Beach, Florida made his life transition under the wonderful care of Gold Coast Inpatient Hospice on March 9, 2014. Bernard is survived by his domestic partner, Christopher MacLellan, his In-Laws Bernice Schiffer; JoAnne, Merrille (George), Mary, Jim (Pat), Gerri MacLellan. Niece Elyse (Philip), nephew Scott, along with an abundance of great nieces, nephews and cousins. Bernard would specifically like to recognize his great nieces Leah and Rachael, who knew him as ‘Their Funny Uncle!”
Bernard is preceded in death by his parents, Sophie and Saul, brothers Donald, Roy and Franklin.
Bernard grew up in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Manhattan, Deerfield Beach, FL and St. Louis, MO. Bernard loved opera, ballet, theater and classical music.