Betty M. Shaffer

December 27, 1928 ‒ April 01, 2014

Fredericktown, Ohio

Betty M. (Fletcher-Ruhl) Shaffer, age 85, of Lucerne Road, Fredericktown, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was born on December 27, 1928 in Fredericktown, Ohio to the late Ralph and Thelma (Reed) Fletcher. After retiring from Essex Wire in Lexington, Ohio, Betty became a sales agent for Avon. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Betty enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends or just spending the afternoon with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children; Donald (Linda) Shaffer of Bellville, Donna (Raymond) Besst of Fredericktown and Beverly (Rodney) Randall of Fredericktown, four grandchildren; Roger Besst, Lori (Bill) Polkinghorn, Teresa (Matt) Copeland and Clinton Randall, two great grandchildren; Madeline Polkinghorn and Liam Polkinghorn, two brothers; Willard (Goldie) Ruhl Jr. of Fredericktown, James Carroll (Bev) Ruhl of Fredericktown, a sister; Darlene Brown of Kalamazoo, Michigan, four half-sisters and her feline companion Angel.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice “Tuffy” Shaffer, two brothers; Clarence Fletcher and Robert Ruhl, a sister; Mary Lou Moran and her step father; Willard Ruhl Sr.

Friends may call on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown where a service will begin at 2 p.m. Evangelist Troy Northrop will be officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions in Betty’s name may be made to the Fredericktown EMS, 139 Columbus Road, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

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