Louise  Shaffer
85, Cresson, died February 16, 2020. Born February 22, 1934 in Loretto, daughter of the late Fred and Pearl (Bertram) Gibbons. Preceded in death by husband, Russell on August 27, 2008, son, James, and brothers; Dennis and James. Survived by children, Timothy (Ann Vargo), Amy (An) Duong, Patrick (Lynette Crusciel), Joan (Gerald) Farabaugh, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, brother, Thomas, and sisters in law, Rebecca and Leona. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and special friend, Christine Glass. Louise enjoyed spending time with her family and quilting. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Joseph Cassidy for a number of years and as a CNA for the Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Home for 13 years and retired in 1998. She was a former member of Arts Alive, Gallitzin and a member of the Altar Rosary Society and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Thursday, Rev. Leo Arnone, Celebrant. Committal, St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Friends will be received from 4 until 8 PM Wednesday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, PA 16641, where a Vigil Service will be held Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to a Juvenile Diabetes Association in Louise's memory. www.gibbonsfunerals.com
Published on February 17, 2020

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