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Nancy A Shaffer, 87

Nancy A. Shaffer, 87, of Stanwood, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at the Canton Christian Home.

She was born in Massillon, Ohio on August 12, 1936 to the late Russell and Kathleen (Bettecker) Agler. She married her beloved husband Emmett G. Shaffer, Jr. on February 14, 1958 (Valentine’s Day). He passed away on September 22, 2017.
Nancy retired from the former Massillon Community Hospital as a switchboard operator and was a faithful member of the Stanwood Community Church. She enjoyed being with family and friends, greeting card making, knitting, baking, gardening, sewing and cross stitching. Nancy had a deep and close relationship with her Lord and she had a heart to pray for her family, friends, missionaries and her church. One of her greatest qualities is that she loved and accepted the people in her life.
She is survived by her beloved children, James (Diana) Shaffer of Stanwood, Jacqueline (Thomas) Agler of Dover and Jodi (Tony) Egan of Richardson, TX.  Cherished grandchildren, Matthew (Lori), Laura, Daniel, Tom, Jennifer (Jeremy), William, John (Sarah), Michael, Sara (James), Andrew (Joanne) and Douglas (Ashleigh).  Cherished great grandchildren, Sophie, Charlie, Caleb, Madeleine, Benjamin, Skylar, Autumn and baby girl Shaffer due in October.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, William (Jane) Agler and son-in-law, Thomas Agler.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 21, 2023 at 11:00 am at the Stanwood Community Church, 14715 Stanwood St. SW, Navarre, Ohio 44662 with Pastor Toby Oaks officiating.  Burial will follow in the Stanwood Cemetery.  Friends and family may call on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Spidell Funeral Home in Brewster or on Monday one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanwood Community Church.


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