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Martha Lorraine (Shaffer) Anderson

November 23, 1940 — August 24, 2017

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Mrs. Martha Lorraine  Anderson, 76, of Anderson Road, Schellsburg, died Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at Pennknoll Village.

Lorraine was born in Napier Township on November 23, 1940,  the daughter of the late John W. and Mary Louise (Shockey) Shaffer.

On January 6, 1967, she married John S. Anderson, ending a union of 50 years.  In addition to her husband she is survived by Daughter- Judy L. wife of Wayne Felix, Schellsburg; Son- Mike P. Anderson and friend, Jenny Holler, Schellsburg; Grandchildren- Megan & Mark Anderson and Derek & Dylan Felix; Brother- John W. Shaffer, Jr. husband of Donna (Heming) Shaffer, New Paris.

Lorraine was a member of the New Paris United Methodist Church. She was a 1959 graduate of Chestnut Ridge High School and a graduate of Altoona School of Commerce. She was a retired dispatcher for C.A.R.T.  Lorraine was previously employed as a school bus driver and as the Napier Township Secretary.  She was a member of the Shawnee Valley Fire Company and the Shawnee Valley Fire Company Community Auxiliary.  Lorraine was a wonderful cook and her greatest joy in life was watching her grandchildren show their pigs and goats at jackpot shows and the county fair.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend and she will be greatly missed.

A Funeral Service will be held at New Paris United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM on Monday, September 4th,  2017 with Pastor Joy Blackburn officiating.

Interment will be held at Schellsburg Cemetery.

Friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Mickle-Geisel Funeral Home, Schellsburg and Monday from 10:30 - 11:00 AM at the church in New Paris.

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