Leora P. Schaefer

November 15, 1923 ‒ January 16, 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Leora P. Schaefer, age 97, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Country Club Care Center.  She was born on November 15, 1923 in Mount Vernon, Ohio, the daughter of Earl J. and Esther E. (Phillips) Robinson.

Leora was a 1941 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and retired after 44 years 4 months and 4 days as a teller for First Knox National Bank.  She was a member of Ann Hill Chapter #81 Order of Eastern Star.  Leora loved her animals especially horses and cats.

She is survived by a stepson N. David Schaefer of Mansfield, her feline companion, Malachi and her wonderful caretakers, Karen Johnson, Rebecca Miller, Theresa Snelling, and Nancy Weiss.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Norman Schaefer.

A private burial will take place in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.  The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Leora P. Schaefer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society.

To share a memory or leave a condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


  • I remember her well at the bank. She was one of my favorite tellers. Her stepson is a cousin to my cousins. She is remembered.

  • Leora and I worked at FKNB for 5 years in the 70’s and what a classy and soft spoken lady.
    Perry C Brokaw

  • I’m gonna miss her so much words cant tell how amazing of a grandma she was I love you grandma so much and cant wait to see both of my grandmas someday. This women has done so much for me with memories and so I can have a better future