Clarence W. "Sonny" Shaffer

Clarence W. “Sonny” Shaffer, 77, husband of Ruth M. (Seidel) Shaffer, of Boyertown, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his residence.
He was the son of the late William G. Baus and Mary E. (Day) Shaffer.
Sonny worked at Sears and Roebuck in the lawn and garden department for thirty-three years. He also worked for the Pottsgrove School District as a groundskeeper for ten years. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War.
He was a member of Good Shepherd UCC. Sonny was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed sports, especially basketball.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 52 years are two daughters, Teresa A. Christof and Connie M. Dierolf; one son, Greg W. Shaffer and his fiancé, Donna Laskosky; five grandchildren, Mark, Jason, Samantha, John, and Brayden and one great-grandson, Mason.
He was predeceased by one sister, Fern Baus and two brothers, John and Donald Shaffer.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 11:00AM at Morrell Funeral Home, Inc., 124 W. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, Pa. A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 11:00AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
Contributions may be made in his memory to Good Shepherd UCC Memorial Fund, 35 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512.
Morrell Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
(www.morrellfuneralhome.com)

8 Condolences
  1. May you rest in peace.
    from a friend of many years ago.

  2. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Sonny was a great guy, we had lots of good times back in the day.
    Sincerely, Bob and Shelley Pennypacker

  3. Dear Ruth and Family:

    How saddened we are to read the news of Sonny’s passing. Our memories of him go back many years. He was always a great guy to talk to and just a wonderful man who will be sadly missed. We will keep all of you close in prayer for God’s love and mercy in your time of mourning. He surely leaves many memories for you to hold on to, and though thinking about them is difficult now; they will sustain you for the rest of your lives. The memories never die and in God’s good grace only grow fonder with time. Our sincerest condolences.

  4. Dear Ruth, Teresa, Connie and Greg:

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Sonny’s smile, infectious laugh and sense of humor will be with us always. It is a true blessing knowing him. Our prayers go out to all of you, please know that he is now at rest and more than likely fishing at that great blue lake in the sky.

  5. Dear Ruth & Family,

    We have a lot of great memories from our time spent at softball and basketball games. Sonny was always fun to be around. So sorry to hear about his passing. Our prayers are with you,

    Ralph &Debbie

  6. What a wonderful person, always made me smile, had a lot of fun playing sports with “Sunny”, one of my all time characters , all the way back to the one room school house below the Earl Township Fire Co. God bless Ruth and the children, he will be missed.

  7. Rest in peace Uncle Sonny. You will be missed!

  8. Ruth and family, so sorry for you loss. Rest in peace sonny.

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