Emily Shaffer of Edgewater Park passed away into God's loving and eternal care on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Lourdes Medical Center in Willingboro. She was 84.
Born and raised in Williamsport, Pa., she lived in Edgewater Park for many years. Emily retired in 2013 as a music class teacher for the Delran School System after 28 years of service.
She was a member of Beverly United Methodist Church, the Methodist Women and the Bible study group. She also was a member of the Edgewater Park Women's Club, loved playing the piano, and enjoyed engaging in conversation with whomever she met. She was very fond of dogs, especially Pit Bulls and Boxers.
Preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, William Shaffer, and her daughter, Susanne Stokes, she is survived by her daughters, Yvonne Shaffer and Margaret 'Peg' Trost (Michael Sr.) She also is survived by five grandchildren, Duane Shaffer, Lisa Wood, Michael Trost Jr., Brett Trost and Billy Stokes, and her great-grandchild, Madison Wood.
Her funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 17, at the Bevely United Methodist Church Beverly , where relatives and friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Officiating will be her pastor, Rev. Heidi Bak. Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Burlington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Justice Rescue, P.O. Box 112, Woodlyn, PA 19094.
To offer condolences to the family, visit the funeral home's Web site listed below.Dennison-McGee Funeral Home,