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George Shaffer

January 18, 1955 January 20, 2019
George Shaffer
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Obituary for George Shaffer

Spring Grove
George Robert Shaffer, “Skip”, age 64, passed away suddenly at home, on January 20, 2019. He was the loving husband of Diane M. (Myers) Shaffer; together they shared over 33 years of marriage.
Skip was born in Philadelphia and was the son of the late Albert E. and Jean (Rothenhausler) Shaffer. He graduated from Spring Grove High School class of 1973 and attended Penn State University. He was a log truck driver for the Glatfelter Pulpwood Company. He had such a passion for what he did that he dedicated 38 years of service. He made many friends along the way. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman who truly loved hunting and hiking, whether in Montana or the mountains of Pennsylvania. He was also an enthusiastic Penn State fan and a former member of the Pigeon Hill Station Band.
In addition to his wife Diane, he is survived by his daughter Jenny Shaffer of Hummelstown, his brothers Albert E. Shaffer Jr. “Bud” of Hatboro and Richard H. Shaffer “Rick” of Carlisle, his sister Lisa J. Fritz of Timonium MD; his nephews Matthew and Christopher Shaffer and his nieces Brittney Myers and Stephany Turnbaugh. He is also survived by his in laws Jack and Delores Myers.
Following Cremation, a celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 7:00 pm at Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., 175 N. Main St., Spring Grove. There will be no interment. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5-7 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
www.beckfunerals.com


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Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

175 N. Main Street
Spring Grove, PA 17362

Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
175 N. Main Street Spring Grove 17362 PA
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24

Jan

7:00 PM 1/24/2019 7:00:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

175 N. Main Street
Spring Grove, PA 17362

Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.
175 N. Main Street Spring Grove 17362 PA
United States
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