Julie C. Shafer, age 67, of Erie, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 following a chronic illness. She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on June 3, 1945, daughter of the late Stilson and Jean Secor Coleman. Julie graduated from Jamestown High School in 1963 and Jamestown Community College's Nursing Program in 1965. She was previously employed at General Hospital in Jamestown and University Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She specialized in Mental Health and Communications. Julie was a volunteer in the disabled community. Her interests were nature, biking, plants, reading, pets, cooking, music and photography. Julie is survived by her son, Brett Shafer and her grandson, Chad Marino both of Jamestown, N.Y. A private interment will be held at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Jamestown. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northwestern PA Humane Society, P.O. Box 3930, Erie, PA 16508. Arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 7, 2012