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Joseph H. Shaffer

December 5, 1936 ~ October 23, 2017 (age 80)

Joseph H. Shaffer of Orefield, PA, passed away peacefully on October 23, 2017 at the age of 80. Joe enlisted in the US Army and was stationed at Ft. Knox, KY. He honorably served his country in the Korean Warfrom 1957 to 1958. Joe worked for Budco Inc., taking him and his family to Delaware in 1965. He was the manager of Pleasant Hill Drive In, Prices Corner Drive In, and Cinema 141. Joe was an avid football fan, from CB West, where he graduated from in 1955; the University of Delaware Blue Hens, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He was also active in Stanton Newport Little League for 10 years. Joe is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy, his daughter and son in law, Sue and Kelly Taylor, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by Dorothy’s children, Patti and Les Swartley, William and Patty Penglase, Michael and Kathy Penglase, Tina and John Ellis, 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Joe was preceded in death by his son, Michael Shaffer, parents Joseph and Janet Shaffer, and his sister Janet Volz.

A memorial service will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 from 1:30pm at the John J. Bryers Funeral Home, 406 N Easton RD., WIllow Grove PA 19090.  Visitation from 12pm to 1:30pm


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