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Robert Shaffer

July 9, 1954 — September 30, 2019

Robert A. Shaffer, 65, Laflin, passed away, Monday, September 30, 2019 at his residence. Born in Lewistown, Pa. He was the son of the late James W. and Ellen Shaffer Shelley and was a graduate of East Juniata High School, McAlisterville, Pa.

Bob was a Carpenter by trade with his own business Shaffer Home Improvements. For some time he had been employed by the Pennsylvania Road and Bridge Department. He was an avid NASCAR fan and Hunter.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Patty Shellenberger. Surviving are his sons, William Jones and his wife Lori, and children Delaney and Hadley, Aldie, VA., and Chris Jones and his wife Jade, and children Kaleb and Connor, Scranton. Sister, Pamela King and her husband Ernie, Mifflintown, Pa. and Brother, James Shelley, Thompsontown, Pa.

Funeral Service will be held, Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 10:00 am from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 190 S. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre.  Interment will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 PM at The Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas. Those attending the Funeral Service are to go directly to the Church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, October 7, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc

2940 Memorial Hwy, Dallas, PA 18612

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Good Sheherd Lutheran Church

190 S Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

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