Alison Marie Schafer, 22, of Indianapolis, IN died on March 6, 2017. She was born March 17, 1994.

She is survived by her parents Neil and Marlene Schafer of Indianapolis; mother, Pamela Prickett-Schafer of South Carolina; sisters, Ashley (Brandon) Hardin of New Castle, IN and Emily Schafer of Steubenville, OH; brother, James (Charlotte Haffner) Schafer of New Castle, IN; step-siblings, Josh (Kim) McCullough and Michelle (Darryl) Griffin both of Indianapolis; boyfriend, Will Craig of Evansville as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Richard Dakin, James Schafer, Rita Dakin-Schafer, Forrest and Jeanette Prickett and a cousin, GiGi Schafer.

Visitation will be on Sunday, March 12, 2017 from 3p-7p with a Rosary Service at 6:30 p.m. at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services – Lawrence, 5215 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, March 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 6950 E. 46th Street, Indianapolis. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Indianapolis. Memorials in honor of Alison can be made to the Little Red Door Cancer Agency. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Emily- our prayers from Labouré are storming heaven for Alison, and for your family. May God lift all of you up in this time of grief. And may perpetual light shine upon her. May she rest in peace. Amen.

    • All of these are so official, but alison I fucking miss you. This shit doesn’t make sense. I miss you so much. I can’t believe it’s been 4 years. We had so many good memories… you got me through alot of shit and I wish you were still here to give me that “meatball” advice. I fucking hate march… all in one month you came and gone. I hate it. I miss you girl.

  3. ali, you were one of the greatest joys in my life. You welcomed me into your life and always treated me with great love and respect. I will never forget your smile, your zest for life, your courage and your laughter. I will miss you every day of the rest of my life…and I look forward to the day when we can be together again. Love you eternally!

  4. Alison was a student of mine last spring at USI and was such a joy to know. She had a bubbly personality that lit up a room! My condolences to her family.

  5. Neil so sorry to hear about your daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family at the difficult time.Judy Hawk

  6. Alison, you are my best friend, my sister and my better half. I honestly don’t know what I’m going to do without you. I feel like I’ve been torn in two. I just want to call you and talk. I want to see you and get one of those greatest hugs ever. Please stay with me always. I love you baby sister and I know you will watch over me. Spread those wings and fly high. I love you!

  7. Neil, Marlene, and Pamela , Ashley, Emily, James,,,,, and WILL
    So saddened to get the news this evening about Alison my hurt is broken
    Alison was a wonderful person who filled her friends and family with happiness and joy sure going to miss Alison Mom and I send our TOUGHAND PRAYERS TO YOUR FAMILY in during this diificult time.

  8. I can’t even begin to know know how empty and broken you all feel. Please know that we are al ,prayering and thinking of you. Our hearts are broken for you.

  9. We want to extend our sympathies to your entire family. The BishopChatard family is a wonderful group of families. We have seen the power of their (our) prayers. Please know you have a huge group, including Caroline 2010, Liz (2014), and Grace (2016) praying for peace and healing. I lost a good friend in our twenties to a car accident. I remember the devistating feeling. One day a few months later, I woke up & Had This amazing sense of peace. I still miss her & think about her all the time, Just as all of you will too. With deepest sympathies, Bob, Brenda, Caroline & Marquise, Liz & Grace

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