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Emmett G. Shaffer Jr.

April 11, 1934 ~ September 22, 2017 (age 83)

Emmett G. Shaffer Jr., age 83 of Tuscarawas Twp.,  went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ, on Friday, September 22, 2017 following an extended illness. 
He was born April 11, 1934, in Massillon,  the son of  the late Emmett G. and Dorothy (Klett) Shaffer Sr.
Emmett was a veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Navy.  He was a retired brick mason.  
He was a lifelong member of the Stanwood Community Church where he served in many roles. 
Emmett is survived by his wife of 59 years, Nancy A. (Agler) Shaffer, son James (Diana) Shaffer, daughters Jacqueline (Tom) Agler and Jodi (Tony) Egan, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. 
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters Mary Wills and Margaret Piech.
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 11 A.M. at Stanwood Community Church with Pastor Matt Ellington officiating.  Burial will follow at Stanwood Cemetery. 
Calling hours will be held on  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 P.M. at Heitger Funeral Home - Massillon Chapel and on Thursday at the church from 10 to 11 A.M. prior to the service. 
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Stanwood Community Church, 14715 Stanwood St. S.W., Navarre, Ohio  44662.
Condolences to the family may be made here at this site. 
Heitger Funeral Home 330-833-3248
 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W., Navarre OH 44662



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
September 27, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitger Funeral Home - Massillon Chapel
639 First St. N.E.
Massillon, Ohio 44646

Visitation
Thursday
September 28, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W.
Navarre, OH 44662

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 28, 2017

11:00 AM
Stanwood Community Church
14715 Stanwood St. S.W.
Navarre, OH 44662


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