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Gene R. Shaffer

July 19, 1932 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 88)


Gene R. “Dutch” Shaffer, 88, of Montoursville, died on January 27, 2021, at UPMC Susquehanna.

He was born on July 19, 1932, in Herndon, son of the late Arthur and Sara E. (Reebock) Shaffer.

Gene worked at Anton Waldmann, was a Korean Navy War Veteran, a life member of VFW Post #7863, and Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County, enjoyed wood working, coffee time, and laughing at his grandchildren.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, the former Josephine M. Eiswert; three daughters, Michelle L. Hamm, of Mechanicsburg; Sue (Todd) Hawkins, of S. Williamsport, and Tammi (Mike) Heinbach, of Montoursville; and six grandchildren, Josh (HaeJin), Justin, Jocelynn, Drew, Addison, and Harper.

A life celebration will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.


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