Donald Shaffer, 93, Huntington, IN passed away 2:30 AM Wednesday, April 3, 2014, at Oakbrook Village in Huntington, IN.
Donald Shaffer was born on July 26, 1920, in Wabash Co, Indiana to Landy R. and Cora (Henemyer) Shaffer. He Married Claudine Bauer on January 25, 1947 and she passed away November 10, 1990.
Mr. Shaffer worked at Dana Weatherhead in Columbia City, IN. He was a member of SS. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church, Huntington, IN. He served in the United States Army during World War II. He was in the VFW #2689 Huntington, IN, Disabled Veterans and American Legion #160, Roanoke, IN.
Survivors include two sons, Daniel (Jackie) Shaffer, Huntington, IN and Richard E.(Vickie) Shaffer, Huntington, IN; one sister, Genevieve Kneller, Huntington, IN; 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harry Shaffer,Joseph Shaffer, and Jerry Shaffer and four sisters, Mae Hosler, Ruby Truitt, Janice Betten and Fae Freed.
Calling will be Friday, April 4, 2014, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN with recitation of the Rosary at 6:00 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 10:00 AM at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry Street, Huntington, IN.
Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.
In lieu of flowers preferred memorials are to: SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington Right to Life or Donor’s Choice all in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN 46750.
McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are to: www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com