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Clifford W. Shaffer Jr.

May 23, 1936 April 9, 2018
Clifford W. Shaffer Jr.
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Clifford W. Shaffer Jr., 81, of Lehighton passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest Campus. He was the husband of Corine (Ockenhouse) Shaffer for 55 years. Born in Weissport he was the son of the late Clifford W. and Pearl (Mosser) Shaffer Sr. He was a 1955 graduate of Lehighton Area High School.
Clifford served in the U.S. Army from 1959-61 reaching the rank of SPC-4 and later served in the U.S. National Guard. Following his service Clifford worked as a Firefighter for Bethlehem Steel for 45 years.
He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lehighton, a life member of Lehigh Fire Co. #1 and a member of B.A.S.S.
Clifford loved spending time with his family, he was an avid follower of Lehighton Indians Athletics, enjoyed watching motorsports, hunting and spending time fishing with his friends on his trips with his family to Poplars Resort in Canada for 36 years.
He is survived by his Wife, Son; Forrest husband of Karen of Lehighton, Daughter; Heather wife of Michael Kincaid of Lehighton, Brothers; Mahlon companion of Gladys Balliet, James husband of Nancy both of Lehighton and Miles husband of Orpha of Palmerton, Sister; Christine wife of James Anewalt of Lehighton, Granddaughter; Morgan Shaffer, Nieces, Nephews and his Fur Friends; Angus, Maxwell, Clover and Paisley. He was predeceased by his Brother; Charles.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 13th at 11AM at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church 3rd & Iron Streets Lehighton with Reverend John Hassler officiating, Committal Service to follow at Lehighton Cemetery. A calling will be held on Friday, April 13th from 10-11AM at the church, Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at
In Lieu of Flowers contributions may be made to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund 175 South 3rd Street or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio Street Suite 500 Chicago, IL 60611

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11:00 AM 4/13/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

3rd & Iron Streets
Lehighton, PA 18235

Committal Service to follow service at Lehighton Cemetery A Calling will be held on Friday, April 13th from 10-11AM at the church

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
3rd & Iron Streets Lehighton 18235 PA
United States

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