Ruth B. Shaffer
AGE: 88 • Haddonfield resident for 55 years
(nee Backus) passed away peacefully at home on June 30, 2014, wife for 48 years of the late Lowell; Beloved mother of Laura Egberts (Herb) of Bellmawr, NJ, JoAnn Bredeck (Ron) of Sicklerville, NJ, Karen Herman (Tom) of Haddonfield, NJ and John (Tina) of Medford, NJ. Cherished grandmother of 8 one of which predeceased her and loving great grandmother of 5 one of which predeceased her.
Mrs. Shaffer graduated from Wooster College in 1948. She was the owner of The Frame Corner in Barrington for 20 years along with her daughter, Karen. She had been a member of the Barrington Business Assoc., the Haddon Fortnightly and the First Presbyterian Church of Haddonfield. She spent many hours volunteering at Contact and Interfaith Caregivers. Mrs. Shaffer, an avid Bridge player and bowler, continued to do these activities until very recently. She was known by all for her compassion and kindness.
Mrs. Shaffer's family will receive friends on Monday, July 7th, 10-10:45 AM, at Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, 15 West End Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where her Memorial Service will follow at 11 AM. Interment, private. Memorial donations in Mrs. Shaffer's name may be made to Contact, PO Box 8465, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.