Virgin Mary

Virgil Shaffer

September 26, 1938 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 81)


Virgil Shaffer, 81, of Rossiter, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020 at AristaCare in Hillsdale.

He was one of fifteen children of the late Levi and Ethel (Dehart) Shaffer, he was born with his twin sister, Virginia Shaffer on September 26, 1938 in Rossiter.

Mr. Shaffer attended the Church of the Resurrection Catholic Church in Rossiter.

He worked at Loree Footwear many years ago, as a custodian at Punxsutawney Area Hospital for nearly fourteen years and last at Havrilla’s Personal Care Home in Rossiter.

Virgil loved to talk to everyone, he was friendly and outgoing and made friends easily.  He enjoyed collecting religious statues, planting and tending to his flowers at home and displaying solar lights.

He was a social member of the Rossiter American Legion.

He is survived by two brothers, Gordon Shaffer and wife Gloria of Rossiter and John Richard Shaffer of Rossiter.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his twin sister, Virginia; three other sisters, Dorothy Shaffer, Donna Humble and Gwendolyn Shaddock; eight brothers, Marlin, Mahlon, James, Lorne, Robert, Donald, Harry, and Levi, Shaffer Jr.

There will be no visitation.  Arrangements entrusted to Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

His ashes will be interred next to his sister, Virginia at Union Hill Cemetery, Rossiter.





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