Mildred Louise (Priester) Shaffer

Mildred Louise (Priester) Shaffer, 87, of Valier, died Monday, June 25, 2012 at DuBois Regional Medical Center.

Born July 27, 1924 in McCalmont Township, Jefferson County, PA.

On October 10, 1942 she married Clinton Eugene Shaffer. He preceded her in death on January 13, 1993.

She previously worked at Sportswear and the Adrian Hospital.

A member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church.

A Former member of Eastern Star.

Her enjoyments were being at home with her family, cooking and cleaning.

Surviving relatives include two daughters, Carole Shaffer and husband Larry, Sr., of Cranberry, and Eleanor Shaffer of Valier; two grandchildren, Larry Shaffer and wife Tracey, Stacy Fritz and husband Kevin; two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Bradley Fritz; one sister, Grace (Priester) Brown and husband Robert of Northeast; two companions, “Missy and Janie.”

Preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, Carl Priester.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 28, 2012 , officiated by Pastor Maureen Seifried.

Interment will follow at Oliveburg Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made in Millie’s memory to DRMC, 100 Hospital Drive, DuBois, PA 15801, McKinley Health Center, 133 Laurelbrooke Road, Brookville, PA 15825, or Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, c/o First English Lutheran Church, 104 N. Gilpin Street, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

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