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Sherry Shaffer

June 24, 1961 ~ March 4, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Sherry Shaffer Obituary

Sherry LaDonne Shaffer

Latrobe

 

Sherry LaDonne Shaffer, of Latrobe PA originally from New Paris,

PA has gone to be one of God’s Angels on Saturday March 4,

2023. Born June 24, 1961, and a 1979 graduate of Chestnut

Ridge High School, Sherry is survived by parents Tom and Sandra

Shaffer, daughter Tasha Hammer, partner Russell Rossi, long-

time companion James Sowerbrower, brother Tracy Shaffer and

his wife Angie, sister Stacey Bontrager (Shaffer) and Husband

Gary. She was preceded in death by sister Shelley Heider

(Shaffer).

Sherry worked professionally for the Commonwealth of

Pennsylvania for the last 24 years as a devoted employee at

DCNR State Parks followed by the Department of Human Services

Office of Budget. Sherry had a great love for the sights, sounds,

and feel of the outdoors and maintained a healthy lifestyle by

walking at every chance and playing pickleball. Sherry loved

spending time with family and friends especially daughter and best

friend Tasha.

Sherry loved the Lord and had many detailed memories of learning

God’s Word at Bible School during her youth. Sherry had a love

for life and was always happy and cheerful. All those who knew

her often remarked “She is so sweet.” as a testament to her kind

and cheerful personality. Her light will forever shine in those she

touched.

Friends and family will be received at the J. Edward Blackburn

Funeral Home on Tuesday March 7 th from 5-7 PM and Wednesday

March 8 th at 10:00 AM until the hour of the Funeral Service at

11:00 AM with Pastor Eric Larson Officiating at the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.

Burial will be at

Helixville Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.jedwardblackburnfh.com.

Arrangements by the J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 7, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home
4305 Quaker Valley Rd PO Box 65
Alum Bank, PA 15521

Visitation
Wednesday
March 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home
4305 Quaker Valley Rd PO Box 65
Alum Bank, PA 15521

Funeral Service
Wednesday
March 8, 2023

11:00 AM
J. Edward Blackburn Funeral Home
4305 Quaker Valley Rd PO Box 65
Alum Bank, PA 15521

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