Archive - Mar 20, 2012 - Obituary
Helen Shaffer Freeman, 83, of Savannah, Ga., died Sunday afternoon, March 18, 2012, at Shadowmoss Plantation under the care of Odyssey Hospice in Savannah.
She was born in Akron, Ohio, a daughter of the late Haven and Gladys (Kougher) Shaffer.
Ms. Freeman was a former member of Epworth United Methodist Church and was a retired beautician.
She was an accomplished artist who taught painting at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Lucy R. Stefanelli, 87, Indiana, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe.
She was born in 1924, in Punxsutawney, to Felice and Giovanna (Manacchio) Ciccone.
Mrs. Stefanelli was a member of St. Bernard of Clairvaux R.C. Church, Indiana, and the Catholic Daughters of America.
During World War II, she worked for Federal Lab making shells and flares, while awaiting the return of her soldier fiancĂ©, Angelo Stefanelli.
Following the war, they were married January 24, 1946, and shared 61 years together until his death in 2007.