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Agnes D. Shaffer

Agnes D. Shaffer, 96, of Oliveburg, died Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Indiana Square Personal Care Home in Indiana, PA.

She was born January 4, 1926, in Luciusboro, Indiana County, to the late Anna (Simpson) and Clifford Swab.

On July 19, 1947, she married James L. Shaffer I, who preceded her in death on August 26, 2010.

Agnes worked as a Nurse’s Aide at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital from 1959 to 1985.  She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Oliveburg Presbyterian Church.

She enjoyed reading books, crocheting, and baking.

She is survived by two children, son James L. Shaffer II of Oliveburg and daughter Connie Engelholm and husband Fred of Oliveburg; four grandchildren, James L. Shaffer III and wife Laura of Punxsutawney, Kelly Salsgiver and husband Jamie of DeLancey, Cory J. Shaffer and wife Angela of Punxsutawney and Robert Engelholm and wife Haley of Punxsutawney; two great-grandchildren, Gibson T. Cochran of Punxsutawney and Blake Shaffer of Punxsutawney.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, William and Clifford Shaffer, three sisters, Delores Gallagher, Hazel Yakubosky and Ruth Bartlebaugh, and four brothers, Thomas Swab, John Swab, Clarence Swab and Clifford Swab.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 28, 2022, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m., following visitation with Reverend Glenn McQuown officiating.

Interment will be in Olive Cemetery, Oliveburg.

Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mrs. Shaffer, to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.