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Louise (Gibbons) Shaffer

February 22, 1934 ~ February 16, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Louise Shaffer, 85 Cresson, died February 16, 2020. Born February 22,1934 in Loretto the daughter of the late Fred and Pearl (Bertram) Gibbons. Preceded in death by husband Russell on August 27,2008, son James and brothers; Dennis and James. Survived by children, Timothy (Ann Vargo), Amy (An) Duong, Patrick (Lynette Crusciel), Joan (Gerald) Farabaugh, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother, Thomas and sisters-in-law Rebecca and Leona also numerous nieces and nephews and special friend, Christine Glass. Louise enjoyed spending time with her family and quilting. She worked as a receptionist for Dr. Joseph Cassidy for a number of years and as a CNA for the Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Home for 13 years and retired in 1998. She was a former member  of Arts Alive, Gallitzin and a member of the Altar Rosary Society and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM Thursday, the Rev. Leo Arnone, celebrant. Committal St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.Friends will be received from 4 to 8 pm Wednesday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin,PA 16641, where a Vigil Service will be held Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest contributions be made to a Juvenile Diabetes Association in Louise's memory.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
February 19, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gibbons Funeral Home
301 Church Street
Gallitzin, PA 16641

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 20, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
211 Powell Ave.
Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630

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