Thomas A. Shaffer
MANCHESTER - Thomas A. Shaffer, 80, of Manchester, passed away, Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Hospice and Community Care in Mount Joy. He is the husband of Lucinda (Trone) Shaffer who he married 46 years ago on March 22, 1975.
Thomas was born September 21, 1941, in York and was the son of the late Harold and Mildred (Knezic) Shaffer.
He was employed by Campbell Chain in York for 30 years before retiring 2006. He also was employed by International Paper Company in York Haven for 8 years. Thomas was a member of the Wago Club and Susquehanna V.F.W. Post 2493 both in Mount Wolf and a member of Holy Infant Catholic Church in Manchester. Thomas proudly served his country in the United States Army.
In addition to his wife, Thomas is survived by his son, Tommy Shaffer, II, his stepsons, Dave Glatfelter, Dan Glatfelter, Tom Glatfelter and Mark Glatfelter; 17 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; his brothers, Joseph Shaffer, John Shaffer and David Shaffer and his sister, Katherine. Thomas was preceded in death by his son, Mathew Shaffer, his stepson, Ted Glatfelter, his stepdaughter, Sue Heilman, his brothers, Robert Shaffer and William Shaffer and his sister, Mary Sahd.
His funeral service will begin at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Hoover Cemetery in (Starview), Mount Wolf. Officiating at his service will be Father William Forrey, from Holy Infant Catholic Church in Manchester.
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