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Joseph A. Shaffer

September 26, 1941 April 23, 2018
Joseph A. Shaffer
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Obituary for Joseph A. Shaffer

Joseph Anthony Shaffer, 76, of Gore, VA died on Monday April 23, 2018 at the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Winchester, VA.

Joe was born on September 26, 1941 in Ford City, PA, the son of the late Edward and Mary Frerotte Shaffer. He worked at Crown, Cork and Seal in Winchester and previously worked for Western Union in Washington, DC. Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing & taxidermy work.

Joe married Elizabeth Miller Shaffer on March 11, 1961 in Kittanning, PA

Surviving with his wife of 57 years is a son: Kurt A. Shaffer and wife Janette of Stephens City, VA; three daughters: Jackie L. Horner of Ashburn, VA; Kelly D. Youngblood of Ocean City, MD; Tabatha L. Baker and husband Kevin of Capon Bridge, WV; three brothers: James Shaffer of Kittanning, PA; Edward Shaffer of Ford City, PA; Robert Shaffer of Idaho, 16 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and his dog: Buddy

He is preceded in death by a daughter JoSan Forsythe; a brother: William Shaffer and a son-in-law: Bill Youngblood.

A memorial service will be held at the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 5:30 PM. Interment will be privately held at a later date. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4–5:30 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.


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Visitation

Friday

27

Apr

4:00 PM 4/27/2018 4:00:00 PM - 5:30 PM 4/27/2018 5:30:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory
2807 Northwestern Pike Capon Bridge 26711 WV
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

27

Apr

5:30 PM 4/27/2018 5:30:00 PM
Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory

2807 Northwestern Pike
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory
2807 Northwestern Pike Capon Bridge 26711 WV
United States

Memorial Contribution

Blue Ridge Hospice

333 W. Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
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