George W. Shaffer, 74, of Lake Lynn, Pa., passed away Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at his home. Born in Uniontown, Pa., on April 5, 1947, he was a son of the late Margaret Shaffer Gillen Robinson.
A 1965 graduate of Albert Gallatin High School, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict, past commander of the Masontown V.F.W., a life member of the V.F.W., Post 747 in Point Marion, Pa., and had been very active in the 40/8 Voiture 18. George was retired from Golden Eagle Construction, where he was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator.
Surviving are his children and their spouses, George E. and Bobbie Shaffer, of Lake Lynn, Pa., with whom he made his home, Wesley and Angie Shaffer, of Nemacolin, Pa., Jason Shaffer, Philip Shaffer, Brittany and Mitch Bryan, all of Westover, and Marcie Miller, of Ohio; 10 grandchildren and their families; brothers, Bud Holt, Gerald Shaffer and Bill and Bob Gillen; sisters, Shirley, Ruthie, Martha, Ann and Eva Jean; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Also deceased is a brother, Chuck, and a sister, Brenda.
Friends will be received in the Richard R. Herod Funeral Home, Point Marion, Pa., from 2-4 p.m. and
7-9 p.m. Friday, and Saturday, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. hour of service with Carl Ables officiating. Interment follows in Little Arlington Section of Evergreen Memorial Park, Point Marion, Pa., with military honors accorded at the graveside by the Point Marion Veterans Posts.