Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 3, 2013 11:12 am EDT


BUTLER — Jeannine Shafer, 68, of Butler, passed away May 2, 2013, at her home.

She was born Aug. 10, 194,4 in Syracuse, N.Y. Jeannine was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Hill Church.

She is survived by her husband of 43 years, David L. Shafer; five children, Jonathan Paul Shafer, Dawn Marie Lynn (Jason) Trammell, Christina Joy (Jeremy) Coffing, Mark Andrew Shafer and David William Eugene Shafer; her father, Sidney English; six grandchildren, Jonathon, Jeremy, Blake, Daniel, Andrew and Autumn; along with two brothers, David and Jim English.

Jeannine was preceded in death by her mother, Alva (Sowles) English.

Friends may call Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. The family will observe private burial in the Shafer Family Cemetery.

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