In Memory

Hazel Shaffer (Johnson Whipple) - Class Of 1924

Hazel Shaffer Johnson Whipple, 95, died Jan. 15, 2000, at Milford Manor Residential Home in England. She had lived in Salisbury, England, since 1968. Born and schooled in Delphi, she was the daughter of Charles B. and Daisy Lewis Shaffer. She earned her undergraduate degree at DePauw University, Greencastle, and did graduate study in architecture and design at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. With her second husband, Clayton Whipple, an agricultural attache, she was stationed in U S. embassies in Athens, Rome, and Brussels. Upon moving to Salisbury, Mrs. Whipple was a guide in several languages at the Cathedral, Chapter House, and Mompesson House. She compiled a listing of crafts and trades from marriage records of the middle ages in the Cathedral Library, and continued to study architecture and cultural history of the 16th and 18th centuries. Her oil paintings of Salisbury scenes were exhibited and sold in the Salisbury area. She is survived by her son, Dr. Philip L. Johnson of Williamsburg, Va. She was preceded in death by her sister. Burial was in England in the Cathedral garth. A private memorial service will be held at later date. 

Delphi Carroll County Comet March 22, 2000