- Local Guide
Erma A. Shaffer, 94, Reynoldsville, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Christ the King Manor, DuBois.
She was born May 12, 1916, in Wishaw, a daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine (Marocci) Ghezzi.
Nov. 27, 1954, she married Levi Shaffer Jr., who preceded her in death May 26, 2003.
Mrs. Shaffer was a retired employee of the former Jackson China, Falls Creek, and a member of the St. Maryâ€™s Church of Reynoldsville and its Rosary Society.
Surviving relatives include a son, Thomas A. Shaffer of Reynoldsville; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Elsie (Ghezzi) Null; and three brothers, Arthur, Reno and Bruno Ghezzi.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Bernard P. Snyder Funeral Home, Reynoldsville. The Rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the funeral home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, at St. Maryâ€™s Church with Fr. Richard Allen officiating. Interment will be in Lakelawn Memorial Park, Reynoldsville.