Jay Roy Shaffer

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Jay Roy Shaffer, age 76, of Hiatt Avenue, Wilmington, Ohio, died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at his home.
Born July 9, 1939, in DuBois, Pa., he was the son of the late Guy Allen and Mary Velma (Owens) Shaffer.
He graduated from Sandy Township High School in 1957.
He was a veteran of the United States Army and served from 1962-1964.
In August 1963, he married Brenda M. (Cowgill) Shaffer. She survives.
Jay worked as a cartographer for the U.S. Geological Survey.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 184 in Herndon, Va.
Jay is survived by his children, Teresa Lynn Shaffer and Christopher Jay Shaffer, both of Portland, Ore.; and two grandchildren, Ashley Shaffer and Alison Shaffer of Portland, Ore.; a brother, Russell Shaffer and his wife Kathy "Sis" of Rockton, Pa.; and a brother-in-law, Roger Witter of Rochester Mills, Pa.; a nephew, three nieces and a special friend, "Prissy."
He was preceded in death by a sister, Clara "Sis" Witter.
There will be no visitation.
A committal service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2016, from the chapel at Morningside Cemetery with Pastor Richard Howe officiating.
Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard.
Memorials may be sent to the .
Online condolences may be sent to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
The Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois, is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express on May 1, 2016
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