Thursday, October 20, 2016, 5:00-8:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA
Mass of Christian Burial:
Friday, October 21, 2016, 10:30am
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. V. David Foradori, Pastor, as celebrant
Burial with committal in St. Michael Cemetery
Esther Belle Shaffer, age 86, formerly of Kinsman, OH, passed away Monday morning, October 17, 2016 in Shepard of the Valley, Warren, OH.
Mrs. Shaffer was born in West Middlesex, PA on March 21, 1930 to Charles and Margaret (Addison) Clark. Esther was a 1948 graduate of St. Michael High School and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, Greenville and enjoyed canning, cooking, baking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
On September 25, 1947, she married Robert J. Shaffer, he survives. Also surviving are eight daughters, Iris Tonty of Sharon, Judy Stefan and her husband Robert of Champion, OH, Patricia Martinec and her husband Carl of Cortland, OH, Mary Beth Millard and her husband Jeff of Farmdale, OH, Barbara Goncz and her Fiance John Baciu of Warren, OH, Jeanne Thornton and her companion Jamie Hovance of Savannah, GA, Mary Catherine Nahod and her husband Bill of Farmdale, OH and Lisa Reesman and her Fiance TJ Houser of Savannah, GA; seven sons, Robert Shaffer and his wife Lisa of Truckee, CA, Mark Shaffer and his wife Shari of Kinsman, OH, James Shaffer and his wife Anita of Warren, OH, John Shaffer and his wife Katie of Truckee, CA, Paul Shaffer and his Fiance Kathy Love of Warren, OH, John Ballano and his wife Geri of Roscoe, IL and Samuel Ballano and his wife Michelle of Rockton, IL; a sister, Margaret Wiand of Cortland, OH and a brother, John Clark of Fredonia, 44 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, William Clark, 3 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and a daughter-in-law, Christine Shaffer.
Memorial contributions maybe made to St. Michael's School Endowment Fund, 85 N. High St., Greenville, PA 16125.