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(MURPHY) SHAFFER, 78
LAKELAND - Rita C. (Murphy) Shaffer, 78, Navy wife and loving mother passed away peacefully on 12/7/12 due to heart failure. Rita was born in New York, NY on 11/27/34.
Rita is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, Harry F. Shaffer Sr.; her brother, Albert Murphy and four children, Harry F. Shaffer Jr., Gary S. Shaffer, Mary E. Shaffer and John P. Shaffer II and his wife, Cyndi J. Shaffer. Also Rita leaves behind 9 grandchildren.
Rita was active in the VFW in New London, Connecticut. She served as Past President and received many, many honors.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Rita's name to the Lakeland Regional Cancer Center, 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Lakeland, FL 33805.
ICS Cremation, Inc.
Published in Ledger from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2012