Eleanor A. (Artman) Shaffer, 93, of Parks Township, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Pine View Personal Care Facility in Parks Township.
A daughter of the late Clark Lafayette Artman and Laura V. (Reed) Artman, she was born September 13, 1929 in Leechburg, PA.
Eleanor was a homemaker and member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leechburg. She was also a member and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. Eleanor enjoyed playing the hand bells in church, along with crocheting, knitting, doing ceramics and solving word search puzzles as her hobbies.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Heddinger (Barry) of Woodbridge, VA; four grandchildren, Diahanna Cooper (Joe), Douglas E. Shaffer, Michael B. Heddinger, Mikaela Heddinger; three great-grandchildren, Kristen Kilgore, Deanna Shaffer, Ethan Shaffer.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Clyde L. “Bud” Shaffer in June 2008; her son, Donald Shaffer; a sister, Doris Fay Artman and an infant sister.
Friends will be welcomed by her family on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Clawson Funeral & Cremation Center, 170 Main St., Leechburg, 724-842-1051. Funeral ceremonies will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 358 Main Street, Leechburg, with the Rev. James V. Arter III officiating. Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Allegheny Township.
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