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John B. Shaffer

April 24, 1954 ~ December 8, 2018 (age 64)

Shaffer, John B., 64, Windber passed away peacefully Dec. 8, 2018.Born Apr. 24, 1954 in Johnstown son of Harry and Dorothy “Fern” (Garrettson) Shaffer. Preceded in death by parents, brother Norman Rager, and his biological parents Ray and Marcella (Brudar) Rager who he had the pleasure to meet prior to their deaths. Survived by loving wife of 46 ½ years former Rebecca “Becky” Coolbaugh and loving son John B. Shaffer, Jr., Windber, & special daughter-in-law Jenn Deneen. Grandfather to his special buddy John B. Shaffer, III, and his “Pappy’s little sweetheart” granddaughter Katie A. Shaffer. Brother to Harry (Barbara) Shaffer, Ray (Diane) Rager, Glenn Rager, Richard Rager, Kenneth (Peggy) Rager, Debra Miranda, Rose Marie Christy, & Nathan Troutman. John sang and played in numerous bands in the area.  There will be no viewing or visitation but a memorial service will be planned for a later date that will be publish in the newspaper Arrangements by Meek & Dalla Valle Funeral Home, Inc., Windber. On-line condolences at

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