Anna Ruth Shaffer

Anna Ruth Shaffer, 83, passed away July 1, 2014 at her home. Born in Bridgeport, Pa, she was a long time resident of both Chester and Brookhaven, Pa. She was a graduate of Chester High School and Wilmington Hospital for Nursing. She was a nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital for the majority of her career and retired from Crozer Chester Medical Center. Anna loved Disney World, puzzle books, and nothing more than being surrounded in family. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Gerald Shaffer; her parents Anna G. and Joseph F.; and her sister Dolores Zickgraf.

She is survived by her children Gerald (Dyanne) Shaffer, Joseph (Maureen) Shaffer, Sue (Ed) Crandley, Cathy (Jim) Shaffer, and Patti (Terry) Brida; her sister Donna Paglaiccetti; 8 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren.

Funeral service Saturday 11am at the Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven, Pa, 19015. Visitation Saturday 10-11am at the funeral home. Interment Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, Pa.

Condolences can be sent via