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Nancy Lou (Gipe) Shaffer

May 31, 1944 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Nancy Lou Shaffer, 77, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at home.

 

Born May 3, 1944 in Harrisburg, she was a daughter of the late Clarence and Irene M. (Hetrick) Gipe and also preceded in death by a sister Carla J. Menchey.

 

Retired from the payroll department of Central Dauphin School District, she enjoyed and was known for her cooking, baking and charity work.  Nancy was a 1962 graduate of Lower Dauphin High School, where she was in the Honor Society and Future Business Leaders and served on the yearbook staff.  A member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, she was head of the prayer chain, sang in the choir, and was a member of the United Methodist Women and Congregational Care and Outreach.  Nancy was the “Silver Spoon” of the Appalachian Sports Car Club.

 

Surviving are her husband of 53 years Lawrence E. “Larry” Shaffer; children Glen L. Shaffer, Jennifer R., wife of Scott W. Kilander, and Cindy A. Shaffer; sisters Mildred V. Merrell and Linda D. Heefner; grandchildren Shelby C. Bauer, Morgan A. Bauer, and Chassity Kilander; and great grandson Sebastian.

 

A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, October 23, 2021 at her church, 165 Firehouse Road, Grantville preceded by a visitation from 11:00 AM.

 

It is respectfully requested that a mask be worn and you social distance if you are not vaccinated.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church, PO Box 130, Grantville, PA 17028 or Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or a charity of your choice.

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 23, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church
165 Firehouse Road
Grantville, Pennsylvania 17028
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Celebration of Life
Saturday
October 23, 2021

1:00 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church
165 Firehouse Road
Grantville, Pennsylvania 17028
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life begins

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