Brett M ShafferOctober 8, 1972 ~ August 12, 2017 (age 44)
Brett Michael Shaffer, 44, of Dixonville, Pa., formerly of Avonmore, passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017. He was born Sunday, October 8, 1972 in Avonmore, the son of Edward E. Shaffer Sr. and the late Loretta “Bonnie” J. Prenni Shaffer. Brett was employed as a carpenter in the construction business. He is a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Avonmore. He was also a member of the PNA #1234 and the Italian Club also in Avonmore. Brett enjoyed kayaking, fishing, golfing and going camping. He had a great appreciation for his friends and helping in any way he could. He placed family and friends above himself. Through stubborn determination, Brett never stopped fighting for what he valued most in life, his children, wife, family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Amy Freeman Shaffer, 4 children, Tiffany, Chloe and Eddie Shaffer of Penn Hills and Jaxson Shaffer of Apollo, 1 sister, Valerie M. Leda and her husband Sean of New Kensington, 3 brothers, Shawn B. Shaffer and his wife Gwen of Apollo, Eric V. Shaffer and his wife Nadine of Avonmore and Lance A. Shaffer and his wife Bernadette of Apollo. In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edward E. Shaffer Jr. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD., 400 Indiana Ave., Avonmore, Pa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10am in St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Avonmore, Pa., Father John Harrold as celebrant. Interment will be held in Westview Cemetery, Avonmore, Pa.