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Jack Shaffner

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Nov 2004 (aged 86)
Burial Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 67512252 · View Source
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Jack Shaffner, age 86 of Boynton Beach, Florida and Calumet City, IL, formerly of Miller Beach, passed away Sunday, November 28, 2004, at Southlake Methodist Hospital. His wife Edith preceded him in death 1993.

He is survived by two loving sons, Gary Shaffner of Lake Station and Mark Shaffner of Terre Haute,Indiana. his daughter and son-in-law Gail (Jerry) Calvin of St.Augustine, Florida; his grandsons Jeremy (Mariena) Shaffner of Savoy, IL, Joshua (Patty) Shaffner of Montgomery, MD, and Shaun Calvin of St. Augustine, and Mark (Cheryl) Johnson of Dyer, IN; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Sylvia Noe of Munster and his long time companion Jean Karver of Portage, IN.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday December 1, 11 a.m. with Rabbi Raphael Ostrovsky at the Burns Kish Funeral Home, 8415 Calumet Avenue, Munster. Burial will be at Bethel Cemetery in Portage, IN. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. . In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Humane Society.

Jack was born March 21, 1918, in Chicago to the late Abe and Rose (Weiss) Shaffner. He graduated from Indiana University in 1940. He served as Captain in the Army during WW II for over 40 years, he owned and operated Jacks Loan Office on 16th and Broadway in Gary with his partner the late Jack Cohen.

Published in The Times from 11/30/2004 - 12/1/2004.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 67512252
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jack Shaffner (21 Mar 1918–28 Nov 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67512252, citing Temple of Israel Cemetery, Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Steve Carlson (contributor 47330162) .