Marjorie Valjean (Mohney) Shaffer (1921 - 2015)

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Marjorie Valjean Shaffer, 94, of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Wellington Heights.
Mrs. Shaffer was born Jan. 14, 1921, in Armstrong County, a daughter of the late Percey R. and Lenora Miller Mohney. Marjorie married George Franklin Shaffer on July 10, 1939, and together they enjoyed 40 years of marriage. He preceded her in death April 20, 1979.
She and her husband enjoyed the sport of racing cars, which later led to her love of watching NASCAR races. She also previously enjoyed snow mobile riding as well. Marjorie was an avid Pirates and Steelers fan.
She is survived by three children: Arletta Demko of Punxsutawney, Donna Hoffman and husband, Don, of Conneaut, Ohio, and Edward Franklin "Frank" Shaffer and wife, Linda, of Brookville; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one sister, Lois Baun of Rochester Mills.
She was also preceded in death by two children, George Thomas Shaffer and Janice Shaffer; a brother, James Mohney; and a son-in-law, Thomas Demko.
Friends will be received from 9-11 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home officiated by Pastor Dale Livermore. Interment will follow at Worthville Cemetery.
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115 E Union St
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
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Published in The Courier Express from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2015