Lewis W. Shafer Jr.

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Lewis W. Shafer, Jr. 96, of Westminster, died November 21, 2014 at Carroll Lutheran Village Health Care Center. Born February 13, 1918 in Westminster, he was the son of the late Lewis W. Shafer, Sr. and Blanche Lindsay Shafer. He was the husband of the late Mabel Shafer, who died August 11, 1986. Mr. Shafer was born on the family farm, and continued the family tradition as a farmer all his life in Westminster at the Shafer Brothers Farm. He had been a former member of the Farm Bureau. He had been a member of the Pipe Creek Methodist Church. Surviving is nieces and nephews Jolene Shafer of Westminster, Larry and Pam Shafer of Westminster, Lee and Donna Shafer of Big Piney, WY and Rev. Linda Shafer of Silver Spring; and cousins in the Lancaster, PA area. He was predeceased by brothers Lindsay and Joseph Shafer. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 23 from 2-4 pm at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 4 pm at the funeral home with Rev. David Carter-Rimbach, officiating. Graveside services will be held in the Berlin I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Berlin, PA at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Carroll Lutheran Village, 300 St. Luke Circle, Westminster, MD 21158 or to the , 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.



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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-7533
Published in Carroll County Times on Nov. 23, 2014
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