She was predeceased by her loving husband, William B. Shaffer Jr. and her daughter Pamela.
She is survived by her son William A. Shaffer, daughters Patricia Nash (Ron), Eileen Miller (Joey), brother, Arthur Larson (Frances), brother-in-law Robert A. Shaffer (Irene) and three grandchildren, Sloan, Luke and Noah.
Dorothy had an unwavering faith in God. She was a longtime parishioner of Holy Infant Church in Orange, CT and a proud Korean War Navy Veteran, Republican who loved her family and country.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Infant Church on Friday, Dec. 6th at 12 noon.
Burial will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to “The Wm. B. Shaffer, Jr. Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Perfusion” and sent to the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518, Attn. Gina Falcigno.
MARESCA & SONS FUNERAL HOME 592 Chapel St. is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at www.marescafuneralhome.com