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Richard W. Shaffer

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2-4 & 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hindman Funeral Home (Frankstown)

Funeral Service

10 a.m.
Friday, October 31, 2014


Shaffer,  Richard W., 59, Conemaugh, died Oct. 27, 2014. Born June 8, 1955, in Johnstown, son of the late John Russell and Irene (Saydak) Shaffer. Preceded in death by brother, Andrew Shaffer. Survived by wife, Kathleen (Berkich) Shaffer; children, Sharon Lee Shaffer, Alexandria, Va.; Holly Marie Mamo, married to Endale, Alexandria, Va.; and Nicholas John Shaffer, Conemaugh; grandson, Isaiah Nicholas Mamo; and sister, Paulette Hemlock, Johnstown. Richard was a building maintenance supervisor for Arlington County Public Schools. He enjoyed spending time with his family and working on cars with his son. Friends received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 1521 Frankstown Road. Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, the Rev. Michael VanDyke, officiating. Committal, Forest Lawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the family sent to Kathy Shaffer, 7709 Haynes Point Way, Unit D, Alexandria, Va. 22315. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. 1521 Frankstown Road, Exclusive Provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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