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Support for the Scheffer Boys

$52,077 of $100,000 goal

Raised by 524 people in 18 months
Created February 10, 2018
Deborah Lee Scheffer, a loving and amazing mother, wife, sister and friend, was tragically lost after giving birth to the newest addition to their family on Friday, February 9th, 2018. She leaves behind her loving husband of 12 years, Dan, and their two little boys, Coen (age 4) and Newborn Baby Benjamin. 

While Deb did face difficulties and challenges during her term, her pregnancy would otherwise be considered healthy and normal. Unfortunately, her condition tragically worsened following the birth of Baby Benjamin when she faced complications that ultimately ended her life.

The purpose of this fund is not to cover funeral expenses, but rather to provide the Scheffer boys (Dan, Coen, & Baby Benjamin) with financial support throughout their future. Being self-employed in Montauk, Dan will certainly face many challenges making a living while caring for the emotional and physical needs of his two boys.

We are all heart-broken by this extreme loss and the devastating impact that it will have on the family she leaves behind. The Scheffer boys will receive all donations, and are enormously appreciative of the outpouring of support that has been shown them.

- Friends & Family of the Scheffer Family



Photos of The Scheffer Famiy : 

Dan & Deb on their wedding day, June 11th, 2005 : 

Deb, Coen, & Dan in Montauk

The Scheffer's first Son, Coen (Age 4) 

Mom & Coen

Mom & Coen 

Dan & Newborn Baby Benjamin (Born Feb. 9th, 2018)

Baby Benjamin - Feb 14 2018



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I would like to thank EVERYONE who's helped my family and I over the last year. No doubt it had been the most trying year of my life but everyone's support has helped so much. Ben is doing amazingly well. He is a sweet very strong little brother who adores his brother more than anything in the world. We really couldn't have made it without the support of our friends, our congregation and the east end community. Please know that we love you all and appreciate everything.
Dan, Coen and Ben Scheffer.
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Baby Benjamin | Feb 14th 2018
Baby Benjamin - Feb 14 2018
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Just wanted to reach out and thank everyone for the incredible support and kind words that have been offered. The Scheffer Family has been so appreciative of all the help that has been offered.

Hoping to have a more significant update soon, but in the meantime, heres a photo from today of Dad and Baby Benjamin -
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Raised by 524 people in 18 months
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