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Ruth M Shaffer

February 14, 1938 ~ May 2, 2017 (age 79)


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SHAFFER, RUTH MARIE (Williamson)

Of Swissvale, on May 2, 2017.  Beloved wife of the late Walter Shaffer.  Dear Mother of Dan (Paula) Wright of Fla., Denise (Kevin) Fox of Trafford, Donna (Cliff) O’Leary of Washington, Mary Ann Wright of Swissvale,  Elizabeth (Bo) Fulmer of West Mifflin, Vivian (Duane) Seaman of Swissvale, and the late Barbara Wright.  Step-Mother of Diane Shaffer, Debbie (Andy) Clark, and the late Buddy Shaffer.  Grandmother of 21 and Great Grandmother of 23.  Daughter of the late Logan & Anna (O’Boyle) Williamson.  Sister of Dee Reiter and Sr. Callista (Order of St. Joseph-Baden) and the late John & Richard Williamson.  Ruth was employed at Life Care Hospital as an LPN for 34 years.  Volunteered actively at Madonna del Castello Church, Eucharist Minister, Ladies of Charity, Church Women United, Pro-life Groups, Meals on Wheels, Soup Kitchen, Bethlehem Haven, and the Food  Bank.  Family & friends received at the Robert P. Karish Funeral Home, Brinton Rd. & 4th St. Braddock Hills (412-271-3430) on Wed. 6-8PM and Thurs. 2-4 & 6-8PM.

Mass of Christian Burial in Madonna del Castello Church- Word of God Parish, on Friday at 11AM.  Memorial contributions to People for the Unborn Child 3050 Pioneer Ave., Pgh.,Pa. 15226


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
May 3, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert P. Karish Funeral Home
1300 Fourth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Visitation
Thursday
May 4, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Robert P. Karish Funeral Home
1300 Fourth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Visitation
Thursday
May 4, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robert P. Karish Funeral Home
1300 Fourth Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
May 5, 2017

11:00 AM
Madonna del Castello
2021 South Braddock Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15218


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