Betty Jane Shafer, 87, of Greensburg, passed peacefully in her home on October 5, 2019. Betty was born August 27, 1932 in Greensburg, a daughter of the late Clark and Mary Ellen (Britt) Kimmel. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband Ray “Smokey” Shafer whom she was married to for 67 years. Betty was also preceded in death by her sisters Eleanor Baer and Mary Ann Schwab. She is survived by her four children, Ray Shafer of Greensburg, Patricia McCormick (Ed McCormick) of Jeannette, Kimberly Horn of Greensburg and Cindy Heater (Jim Heater) of Southwest Greensburg; 7 grandchildren, Melissa Santimauro, Kellie Spiller, Amy McCormick, Ashley Harbarger, Jayson McCormick, Hannah Botteicher-Horn and Zachary Heater; 12 great grandchildren, Alyia, Dante and Nico Santimauro, Layla and Logan Spiller, Aidan, Madison, and Jillian McCormick, Kyleigh, KJ and Kaden Harbarger and Aubrey Botteicher-Horn; 3 great-great grandchildren, Noah, Ava and Sage Santimauro; and her loving dogs. Betty loved spending time with her family. In celebration of her life, friends and family will be received from 4 to 8 Tuesday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. A funeral liturgy will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 9:30 AM. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Excela Health Home Care & Hospice, 501 W. Otterman Street, Greensburg, PA 15601 or Hose Co. #8 of the Greensburg Volunteer Fire Department, 900 Highland Avenue, Greensburg, PA 15601. www.bachafh.com
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