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Betty Jane Shaffer

August 28, 1943 — July 5, 2019

          Mrs. Betty J. Shaffer, 75, of Sugar Run, PA, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at home with her loving family at her side.


          Betty was born on August 28th, 1943, the eldest daughter of the late Harry Sr. and Ethel Casselbury Camp.  She attended the Herrickville and Stevensville Elementary Schools and graduated from the Wyalusing Valley High School a member of the class of 1961.


          On April 10, 1970, she married her high school sweetheart and love of her life, Robert Shaffer, Sr.   They resided on Stoney Point, where they spent 34 years together, raising their four children, until his passing on March 15, 2004.


          Betty was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, and will be missed by all that knew her. She devoted her younger years to taking care of her own family, then did in home care for the elderly.  She later was a devoted grandmother and helped care for her grandchildren.


          In June 2010, she moved to Park Place in Wyalusing, where she lived until June of 2018. She met new people and had many great friends, especially Betty Haught. In June 2018, she moved to Sugar Run, with her daughter and grandchildren, where she was cared for until the time of her death.


          She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, and Yahtzee.  She loved flowers and watching birds.  She especially loved spending time with her family and friends.  She was known as “Mammy” by many children and loved them all.






Tammy (Michael) Darling                          Montrose, PA

Terry Moore (Leo Hutchinson)                            Cadis, PA

Robert Jr. (Tammi) Shaffer                        Lawton, PA

Lori Barr (Roland Golden)                         Sugar Run, PA



Brian and Kelly Darling, Rachel Moore, Haili Densmore, Spencer Saxon, Cordell Shaffer, Snyder and Sheyann Barr and Gage Golden.


Great grandchildren:

Layla Sauerstein and Declan Densmore-Pitcher.



Rosemary (Wally) Stewart                         Montrose, PA



Harry Jr (Maxine) Camp                                      Camptown, PA

Jerry (Judy) Camp                                               Camptown, PA



Gary Bacorn                                               New Albany, PA



Ruth Philbrook                                           Vinalhaven, ME

Marilyn (Doug) Walton                              Silvara, PA

Brenda Stafford                                          Rochester, NY


And special friend and sister-in-law, Helen Bastian Wyalusing, PA


Several nieces and nephews, and great nieces and nephews.  Very special nieces Patti Camp, Carrie Wilson, and Christine Jayne, “other” daughter, Shanna Anderson (Keith) and children, Tori, Lance, Lyndi and Kaleb.


          For the past year, Betty has had caregivers, Betty knew them as her “girls” and loved them dearly:  Brooke Merritt, Paige Robinson, Kimberly Carr, Lisa Wilcox, Heidi Knolles, Erin Armitage, and niece Amanda Weaver.


Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her mother and father-in-law, Robert C. and Norma Shaffer; sister, Diana Bacorn; brothers; Glenn and Roy Camp; son-in-law; Roger Moore; brothers-in-law; Arnold Shaffer, James Philbrooke and Nick Bastian, and sister-in-law, Beverly Jayne.


          Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., at the P Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853. Doug Walton will be officiating. Interment will be in Camptown Cemetery, Camptown, PA.


          Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 10:00A.M until the time of the service.


          Memorial Contributions can be sent to a charity of one’s choice.


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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

1 Grovedale Lane
Wyalusing, PA 18853

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

1 Grovedale Lane
Wyalusing, PA 18853

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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Camptown Cemetery

Pennsylvania 706

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