Mary Ann Shaffer

Mary Ann Shaffer, 77 of Franklin Twp., formerly of Ellport passed away at Butler Memorial Hospital on Monday, July 22, 2019.

Born in Ellwood City on April 2, 1942, Mary Ann was the daughter of the late Joseph and Clara Oczkowski Micklish.  Mary Ann was a member of Wurtemburg Methodist Church and active at the First United Methodist Church in Ellwood City, where she belonged to the quilting club and volunteered at the soup kitchen.  Mary Ann worked as a legislative assistant for 17 years.  She was very community active when she lived in Ellport, where she was past president of Ellport Borough Council and zoning officer.  Mary Ann was a former member of the Ellwood City Art Club and a volunteer at the Ellwood Art and Craft Festival.  Mary Ann had traveled to both Mississippi and New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina to do reclamation work.

Mary Ann is survived by her husband, David C. Shaffer whom she married on May 15, 1962, her 2 children, DeAnn Shaffer of Alexandria, VA and Christopher D. Shaffer of Boyers, PA and 3 sisters, Shelia Micklish of Koppel, Brenda Renner of Chewton and Clara Jo Micklish of Oil City.

Besides her parents Mary Ann was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Harlan.

Keeping with Mary Ann’s wishes there will be no services.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Joseph A. Tomon, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 97 Grim Ave., Ellport.


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