|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1904|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2007|
Died at Hanover, Pennsylvania, at the age of 102 years, 3 months, and 4 days.
Buried at Jefferson Cemetery on Thursday March 22, 2007.
Married on April 24, 1926 at York County, Pennsylvania, to Jacob LeRoy Burns.
JEFFERSON - Florence (Shaffer) Burns, 102, died peacefully on Monday morning, March 19, 2007 at Hanover Hall. She was the wife of Jacob LeRoy Burns who died October 21, 1986.
The funeral service for Mrs. Burns will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Irwin Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 175 N. Main St., Spring Grove, with her pastor, the Rev. Dr. Patricia A. Snyder officiating. There will be viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service. She will be laid to rest beside her husband in Jefferson Cemetery.
Florence was born December 15, 1904, in Jackson Township, a daughter of the late Howard and Mary (Glatfelter) Shaffer.
Mrs. Burns began her working career at an early age at the Jefferson Cigar Factory. She was later employed as a seamstress in several area sewing factories and retired in 1971 from the Seven Valleys Garment Factory. Mrs. Burns was a faithful and life long member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Jefferson.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Phyllis B. Hoover and her husband, Dean; five grandchildren, Cindy Ross, Debby Smith, Vicki Moul, Scott Hoover, and Missy Shenberger, all of the Spring Grove area; 11 great-grandchildren; and ten great-great-grandchildren.
Florence was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters, Laura Heathcote, Annie Sterner, Paul Shaffer, Ralph Shaffer, Oscar Shaffer, and Stewart Shaffer.
Howard Strickhouser Shaffer (1872 - 1910)
Mary Sevilla Glatfelter Shaffer (1875 - 1948)
Jacob LeRoy Burns (1903 - 1986)
Infant Son Shaffer (1894 - 1894)*
Laura Irene Shaffer Heathcote (1897 - 1976)*
Oscar Urias Shaffer (1898 - 1984)*
Ralph Wilson Shaffer (1900 - 1973)*
Anna Shaffer Sterner (1902 - 1989)*
Stewart Shaffer (1903 - 2006)*
Florence Shaffer Burns (1904 - 2007)
Paul Arthur Shaffer (1908 - 1984)*
Note: Same stone as Jacob L.
Jefferson (York County)
Created by: BARRY MILLER
Record added: Nov 25, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31716395