Marie M. Shaffer

Obituary
  • "Sorry for your loss"
    - Barbara Twigg

YORK Marie M. Shaffer, 94, entered into rest at 5:42 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at York Hospital. She was the wife of the late George C. Shaffer, Sr. They were married 67 years. Born August 12, 1919. in Harrisburg, Marie was a daughter of the late E. Ralph and Mabel E. (Manning) Bowers. She was a homemaker who enjoyed crocheting washcloths and clothing hangers. Marie is survived by two daughters, Carol M. Shaffer and Barbara J. Shaffer, both of York; a son, Christopher N. Shaffer and wife, Melanie of Hamilton, MT; four grandchildren, Pamela Shaffer, Aaron Shaffer, Kelly Lowthian and Nicole Orta; six great grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Watchman of Harrisburg and Eleanor Bolt of Mechanicsburg; three brothers, Ervin R. Bowers of Harrisburg, Robert D. Bowers of Dover and Richard L. Bowers of Florida. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, George C. Shaffer, Jr.; a granddaughter, Jodi Shaffer; and three sisters, Helen Yeignst, Dorothy Watchman and Irene Lagenburg. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Marie's funeral at 11 a.m. and the viewing from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, February 14, 2014 at Emig Funeral Home, 47 N. Queen St., Dover. Burial will follow in Mount Rose Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Bill Galinato from Church of the Open Door. Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Open Door, 8 Carlisle Ct., York, PA 17404. www.emigfuneralhome.com
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Emig Funeral Home
47 N Queen St Dover, PA 17315
(717) 292-2931
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 11, 2014
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