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Nancy L. Shaffer, 86, of New Castle, passed away the evening of June 19, 2017 at Avalon Nursing Center.
Born in Youngstown, OH on March 13, 1931 she was a daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Phillips Spigler.
On June 29, 1957 she married Danny E. Shaffer. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2006.
Mrs. Shaffer was employed by Union School District as a custodian. She enjoyed bingo, NASCAR, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates fan. Known as the family videographer, she filmed all of her family's activities.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Richard) Cox and Carrie Sankey, both of New Castle; one brother-in-law, Robert D. Shaffer of New Castle; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and her pet dog, Danny Boy.
Besides her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Lynn Pepin and one great grandson, Brice.
Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 on Thursday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home, Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 6:00 pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Pastor Marsha Parrish will officiate.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on June 20, 2017
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