Deborah A. Shaffer

Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | October 30, 2020

Deborah (Chovanec) Shaffer, 61, of Latrobe, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at home. Born June 3, 1959, in the Mon Valley, she was the daughter of Edward Chovanec and the late Patricia Alverez, and the wife of the late Jeffrey Shaffer. Deborah enjoyed volunteering her time at the Greensburg Care Center. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and tending to her numerous flower gardens. She also had a lottery scratch-off ticket with her or around the house, always looking for a winner.

She is survived by two daughters, Rhiannon Hewitt and Missy (Brad) Hewitt and Melissa (Junior) Mowry; and grandchildren, Case, Steven, Bradley and Mia. She is also survived by a longtime friend, Gail. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Robbie, Family and friends will be received from 3 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 4:30 p.m. Monday at WILLIG FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. Condolences and memories may be shared at Chris Odasso, owner.

Originally published October 30, 2020.

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