Florence Viola Shaffer
Florence Viola Shaffer, 89, of Hampstead, passed away Monday May 14, 2018 at the Dove House in Westminster.
Born March 10, 1929 in Upperco, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Howard and Mary Beatrice Fishpaw Shaffer.
Prior to retirement, Miss Shaffer had worked as a senior accountant for the Maryland Casualty Insurance Company. She was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Upperco, where she belonged to the Ladies' Aid Society. She was a member of the Lebanon Chapter 108, Order of the Eastern Star in Manchester. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and gardening.
Surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary B. Hale, Holise Martin, Alydia Mae Shaffer and Ellen Rae Shaffer; brothers, Lewis Shaffer and Preston Shaffer; and nephew, Irvin Martin.
The family will receive friends Thursday May 17 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at ELINE FUNERAL HOME, 934 South Main Street, Hampstead. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday May 18 at the funeral home with the Rev. Jennifer Brown Kokoski and the Rev. John Mayden, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery, Upperco.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Cemetery Fund of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 32, Upperco, MD 21155.