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Larry Shaffer

January 23, 1937 — February 15, 2015

Larry E. Shaffer, 78, of Mescalero passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Ruidoso. He was born January 23, 1937 at Elizabethville, Pennsylvania.

He moved to Mescalero in 1984 and was a retired aircraft electrician with Civil Service and served in the Air Force. He attended St. Joseph's Mission.

He married Rita Little on July 7, 1958 and is survived by his wife, Rita; two children, Larry Shaffer Jr. and Gwendolyn Shaffer; 4 grandchildren, Rita Baca, Alieh Shaffer, Lawrence Shaffer, Alina Shaffer; 5 great grandchildren, Shanaya Baca, Storm Lester, Falkin Rubio, Dalton Baca and Brennen Tso; a sister, Faye Scheriefler. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Eileen Taylor and a son, Michael Shaffer.

Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 19, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM with the prayer service at 6:00 PM at St. Joseph's Mission where the funeral mass will be on Friday, Feb. 20, at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at the Little Family Cemetery.


Visitation


LaGrone Funeral Chapel of Ruidoso
341 Sudderth Dr.
Ruidoso, NM  88345
Thursday, February 19, 2015
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM

Service


Prayer service

St. Josephs Mission
114 Mission Trail
Mescalero, NM  88340
Thursday, February 19, 2015
6:00 PM

Funeral Mass

St. Josephs Mission
114 Mission Trail
Mescalero, NM  88340
Friday, February 20, 2015
10:00 A.M.
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