Mary Catherine Shaffer, 96

December 10, 2009

SEPT. 26, 1913-DEC. 9, 2009

Mary Catherine Shaffer, 96, of Ravenwood Assisted Living, Hagerstown, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

Born Sept. 26, 1913, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late John Lester and Mary Kate Myers Shaffer.

She was a graduate of Boonsboro High School in 1931 and Hagerstown Business College in 1941.

She worked at Statton Furniture Manufacturing Co. for two years, and then at Maidstone Interiors for 15 years. She retired from Maryland Department of Employment Security.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She is survived by a nephew, Charles L. Shaffer Sr. of Boonsboro, Md.; and great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Eric A. Norgard will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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