In Memory

Mary Shaffer - Class Of 1932

Mary Shaffer

MONTICELLO -- Mary Helen Shaffer, 97, of White Oaks Health Campus in Monticello, died there at 8:55 a.m. Monday, March 14, 2011.

Born Nov. 6, 1913, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of the late Larry Ray and Ethel Griffith Shaffer. She was a 1932 graduate of Delphi High School and a 1934 graduate of Fort Wayne Business College. She was a lifelong resident of Carroll County before moving to White Oaks. She formerly resided at Carroll Manor for more than 14 years.

Miss Shaffer worked for Lahr Motors for more than 20 years and then worked for Chrysler-Plymouth in Flora for three years, retiring in 1980. She also worked in the office at Wallmann's Grocery until 1993.

She was a member of the former Pittsburg Church of the Brethren, now Living Faith Church of the Brethren, and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Delphi.

Surviving is a sister, Ruth Smith of Monticello.

Also surviving arenephews, Mike Smith of Idaville, Steve Smith of Lafayette and Kevin Shaffer of Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by brothers, William E. and Howard Shaffer, and sister, Dorthea.

Visitation Thursday, March 17, 2011, from noon until the service at 1 p.m. at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi, with Pastor Jeff Tomson officiating. Interment at Masonic Cemetery, Delphi. Memorial contributions: American Cancer Association.