Tonawanda News

October 28, 2013

William G. Shaffer

The Tonawanda News

BUFFALO — William G. Shaffer, age 83, of Tonawanda, died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at Hospice Buffalo, after a long illness. Born in Ashland, PA, he was the son of the late John and Ruth (nee Kerstetter) Shaffer and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Bill was employed at the GM Engine Plant in the Town of Tonawanda before retiring in 1996. He was a life member of the VFW Post in Frenchville, PA. He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife of 56 years, Shirley Ann Shaffer, and his brothers, Kenneth, Robert and Eugene.

He was the loving father of Kristina (Mark) Shaffer-Noworyta; proud grandfather of Sara and Jeffrey Noworyta; and dear brother of Lester (Julia), Joe (Lynn), Norma and Carl. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

There is no visitation. Services will be held at the Beardsley Funeral Home, 113 North Third Street, Clearfield, PA on Saturday, November 2, 2013, followed by interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Frenchville, PA. If desired, memorials to Hospice Buffalo are preferred by the family. Local arrangements entrusted to the care of the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., Tonawanda.  

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