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Gladys I. Shaffer, 96

April 6, 2012

Gladys I. Shaffer, 96, Brookville, died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at Jefferson Manor.

She was born Nov. 10, 1915, in Knox Dale, a daughter of the late Reed Ellsworth and Emma Francis (Meade) Wolfe.

She was married to Carl V. Shaffer, who preceded her in death Nov. 25, 1997.

Mrs. Shaffer was a homemaker and had previously worked as a nurse at Brookville Hospital and the Pennsylvania Memorial Home in Brookville.

She also worked for the G.C. Murphy Co. in Brookville and the Brookville Glove Factory.

She was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Brookville, where she was active in church affairs.

Surviving relatives include a son, Larry R. Shaffer and wife Pauline of Mansfield, Ohio; three daughters, Connie I. Love and husband Robert D. of Chambersburg, Martha M. Dodd and husband Jack of Port Matilda, and Charlotte L. McAfoos and husband Perry of Brookville; a brother, Ray Wolfe and wife Hope of Knox Dale; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Melissa McAfoos; four brothers; and three sisters.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2012, at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at the Evangelical United Methodist Church with the Rev. Timothy McConville officiating.

Interment will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Knox Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 30 White St., Brookville.

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