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“Gen's personality was so vibrant, warm, and loving. She will be remembered by all those who knew and loved her. Connie Melone 1/19/2016 ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Connie Melone - VALATIE, NY

“My deepest sympathies to Ed and my cousins Lynn, Tom, Bob, Micheal and their families. Aunt Genny was such a wonderful person, I so enjoyed when you...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Aileen Roberts - Pataskala, OH

“Gen was a blessing in my life as I did. bible study with her after my difficult divorce 20 yrs ago. Then on the Eve of my 2nd marriage she graciously...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Sandy Arnold - Albany, NY

“My thanks to the many who were able to be with us at the wake and funeral. Your presence and comfort were appreciated greatly. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Tom wieland - Burlington, VT

“It was a pleasure & a privilege to know Gen & serve with her for many years in Christian Women's Club and Kinderhook Reformed Church. My family joins...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Rita Laffety - Stuyvesant, NY

“Lynn, your mother will forever be in our memories and hearts as one of the most loving, warm, sincere souls God ever created. Her loss is a chink in...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Connie Melone - Valatie, NY

“Sorry for your loss. I regret that I never met her, she sounds like a wonderful women like aunt Charlotte. We are thinking of you and praying. Stay...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: ray and dorrie papp (dorrie schaperjahn) - AZ

“Gen is one of those friends whose friendship meant so much. Yet connecting was never often enough as our paths led to different communities. The...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Jean Burns - Loudonville, NY

“Dear Ed and family, we are sorry you lost Gen. She was a woman who faithful show forth joy in the Lord. I (Ken) miss her smile and constant...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Ken and Lisa McHeard

“Bob, this is to let you know that I am thinking about you and your family during your family's grief on the homegoing of your mother. I am sure you...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Colonel (Retired) Bob Johnson - MS

“As a former Superintendent of Schools at Ichabod Crane, I remember Gen well. She was a most gracious and pleasant person whose soft spoken manner...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry Callahan - Kinderhook, NY

“Ed,my deepest condolences to you snd your family! ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Barry Manning

“Have the honor of knowing her son Bob. Always a happy person who loves the Lord. She is with our Savior now, praise his Holy Name! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Randy & Linda Caldwell - Purvis, MS

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Genevieve Wieland Schaperjahn went to be with the Lord on January 18, 2015.

She is survived by her husband, Edward Schaperjahn, her children Lynn Roberts and husband Stephen, Thomas Wieland and wife Carol, Dr. Robert Wieland, Michael Wieland and wife Ilyana, and stepson Edward Schaperjahn, Jr. and wife Jan, and eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Gen graduated from Hudson High School and received her Associate's Degree from what is now Mohawk Valley Community College in 1953. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1977 from Russell Sage College and her Master's Degree in reading from SUNY Albany in 1985. She taught English at Ichabod Crane Central Schools, was a speaker for Stonecroft Ministries Christian Women's Clubs, was a volunteer at the Friendship Center of Schenectady and participated on the scholarship committee for the Class of '53 at Mohawk Valley.

She loved people and had a servant's heart. Psalm 116:15, "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints."

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Gen's memory can be made to the First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 21st, from 4-8pm at Bond Funeral Home, 1614 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady. Funeral services will take place on Thursday at 11am at First Presbyterian Church, 115 Union St., Schenectady, NY 12305.