Shaffer Major Lawrence Joseph Shaffer, age 66, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013. He was born in Canton, Ohio on May 13, 1947. Major Shaffer retired after nearly 45 years of service with The Salvation Army. He served appointments in Cleveland, OH (twice); Albany, NY; Hempstead, NY; Manhattan, NY and Columbus, OH. Beloved husband of Major Naomi Shaffer who passed away in 2009. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Shaffer and daughter-in-law, Mary and his twin granddaughters, Jacqueline and Elizabeth. Service will be held Friday, October 25, 2013, in Cincinnati at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer located at 2944 Erie Avenue. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer which will benefit the music and outreach ministries or The Salvation Army. Further details available at www.mrfh.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Oct. 24, 2013