Robert M. Shaffer, Sr., 90
Campbell…Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. at the Wasko Funeral Home, with Rev. Michael Swierz officiating, for Robert M. Shaffer, Sr., 90, who passed away Mon., Aug. 31, 2020.
Robert was born Aug. 6, 1930, in Star Junction, Pa.
Robert worked as a steelworker at Youngstown Sheet and Tube, retiring during the 1970’s. He also was a member of the Steel workers union.
Robert was a parishioner of Christ the Good Shepherd Parish in Campbell.
His wife, the former Eleanor Sumey, whom he married Feb. 15, 1952; passed away, Jan. 6, 2000.
Robert will be deeply missed and always remembered by his son Robert M. Jr., (Susan) of Campbell; grandchildren, James Shaffer, with whom he shared a very close bond; Angela (Jimmie) Markley, Adam (Kristen) Mestichelli, Amber (Jay) Racick, and Alexa Garr; and seven great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents; and his wife, Eleanor, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda Garr; and five brothers.
The family would like to especially thank the New Dawn Nursing Home and Community Hospice in Tuscarawas and the Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover.
The Shaffer family has entrusted their loved one to the care of the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive family and friends Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, from 10:30-1:30 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the 1:30 p.m. service.
Due to COVID-19, the family requests the six foot social distancing rule be adhered to, and that all guests wear a mask. For the safety of everyone, we politely ask that visitors not linger after paying their respects.
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