Ann Shaffer, 79, of West Middlesex, Pa., passed away peacefully in her sleep at 2:00 am the 11th of November, 2021 at The Grove of Greenville, a skilled nursing center. She was born on July 30, 1942 to George K. and Violet L. Shafer in Conneration, Clarion Co. Pa. Ann worked as a LPN in Home Health Care. She was preceded in death by her husband and knight in shining armor, Harold Shaffer to whom she was married 32 years, and cousin Joan Means of Grove City, Pa.
As a student Ann studied hard to receive excellent grades and loved singing in HS choir and playing piano. She was known by her classmates as the “quietest” in their senior class which changed when she married Harold and found herself. Many students young and old benefitted by her piano lessons which her husband encouraged her in.
She attended Mercer County career center in an LPN program and won the governor’s award for Senior Citizen Achievement.
She was a faithful member of the Hubbard Church of God. She loved going to the camp meetings in the summers and enjoying the country gospel music.
Ann is survived by one brother, George his wife Donna Shafer, who live in Tucson, AZ, a sister Pam her husband Sam Bryant who are missionaries in Mexico with Wycliffe Bible Translators, a cousin Cheryl Maynard of Greenville, Pa., and many cousins and nephews. She will be highly missed by her best friend, Beverly Daugherty.
A memorial service will be held Monday December 13th, 2021 at 2:00 pm in SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory, 2201 Highland Rd, Hermitage, PA 16148. Friends may view her memorial service online through Facebook Live on Sherman Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
Her service will be followed by burial in the Glenwood Cemetery in Clark, PA, beside her husband, Harold, who died 28 Feb 2001. The cremated remains of her beloved dog and faithful companion, Blondie will be buried with her.
Donations in memory of Ann can be made to the Salvation Army or the Sharon Senior Center.
Arrangements entrusted to the SHERMAN Funeral Home & Crematory
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