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Dr. Lowell D. Shaffer

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Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Saturday, May 26, 2018

St. David's Lutheran Church

Shaffer, Dr. Lowell D., 86, Davidsville, passed away April 23, 2018 at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Maryland. Born February 14, 1932 to the late Harry and Carrie (Gindlesperger) Shaffer. Preceded in death by wife, Barbara; and brothers, Gerald and Clair Shaffer. Survived by daughters, Leslie Yoder married to Wendell; Gretchen Klein married to Steven: grandchildren, Carrie Taylor; Zachary Atwell; Joshua Klein; Hannah Yoder; and great grandson, Jackson Atwell. Lowell served in the Army and was a proud Korean War veteran. He was a Mason at Cambria Lodge and an active member at St David’s Lutheran Church in Davidsville. Lowell received his bachelor’s degree and PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and his master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon. Lowell went on to be the Dean of Student Life at Pitt Johnstown for 30 years. He was an avid Pitt football fan. A memorial service will be held Saturday May 26 at 11 a.m. at Saint David’s Lutheran Church, 401 N Main St, Davidsville, PA 15928. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown for the Lowell D. Shaffer Student-Athlete Award. Mail gift to University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904; or, make a gift online: Please note your gift as a memorial gift and provide contact information for a family member or friend to be notified of your contribution (if desired). Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 1521 Frankstown Rd., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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