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82, Hooversville, died May 11, 2017 at Windber Hospice. Born May 16, 1934 in Stoystown, son of Homer and Jennie (Gindlesperger) Shaffer. Preceded in death by parents, brothers: Roy, John, Robert, Fred, and Paul, and sisters: Helen Darr, Lois Litzinger, and Myrtle Zimmerman. Survived by his wife of 60 years the former Betty Sniecienski; children: Brian N. and wife Tammy, Denver, Col., and Lisa and husband Paul Maurer, Martinsburg, W. Va.; grandchildren: Katie, Zachary, Aaron, and Joshua Shaffer, and Derek and Jessica Maurer; brother Carl Bud (Alice) Shaffer, Canton, Oh.; sister Verna Boyer, Richland; and numerous nieces and nephews. Retired from Bethlehem and J. Pitt Steel, Johnstown. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Hooversville and Hooversville Lions Club. Family will receive friends from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Deaner Funeral Home, Hooversville where a Lions service will be held at 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wed. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hooversville. Rev. Katie Maul officiating. Inurnment St. Thomas Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber, PA 15963. DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com
Published on May 12, 2017
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