Richard Arnold Schaffer, 89 of Marlboro returned to his Maker on July 2, 2021. Richard was born to Ethel Scribner-Schaffer and William Schaffer on November 25, 1931. He married the love of his life, Elva Lyndell in 1952. Richard is predeceased by his wife and sons Robert P. Schaffer and Richard C. Schaffer and brothers Robert Schaffer, and William Schaffer. Richard is survived by son David Schaffer, wife Cindy, daughter-in-law Jo Ann Schaffer and grandchildren Elizabeth Schaffer and husband Robert Henry, Cara Weber and husband Donnie, Matthew Schaffer, Amy Meyer and husband TJ, and Richard E. Schaffer. Richard had 11 great grandchildren Beau Henry, Haley Henry, Kylie Meyer, Alyssa Weber, Morgan Schaffer, Abigail Schaffer, Emily Schaffer, Kate Schaffer, Trace Meyer, Rebecca Schaffer, and Claire Henry. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Tunnel to Tower Foundation www.t2t.org Calling hours will be held at DiDonato Funeral Home, 1290 Route 9W, Marlboro, NY 12542 on Tuesday, July 6 from 4:00-7:00 pm with a service lead by Deacon Vincent Porcelli at 6:30 pm BURIAL OF CREMAINS WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, JULY 13TH AT 11:30AM GRAVESIDE AT CEDAR HILL CEMETERY, 5468 ROUTE 9W NORTH, NEWBURGH TO WHICH FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE INVITED.