Meadville Tribune

December 29, 2013

Virginia Caroline Shaffer Kahler

Meadville Tribune

MEADVILLE — Virginia Caroline Shaffer Kahler, 90, formerly of Carlton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Meadville Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born Aug. 26, 1923, in Meadville, she was the daughter of Thomas and Margaret Resinger Shaffer. She married Norman Kahler who preceded her in death.

During World War II she worked in the Navy yards delivering mail. Returning home, she worked at the former Talon Inc. for 32 years.

She is survived by four nieces, Shirley Shaffer Johnson, Carole Mitchell Charlton, Kay Mitchell Wetsell and Debra Shaffer Felderman; and a sister-in-law, Lois Shaffer.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Georgia Mitchell, and two brothers, Albert and Richard Shaffer.

Friends will be received at Dickson Family Funeral Home Inc., 123 S. Franklin St., Cochranton, on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of services at noon.

Interment will be in Cochranton Cemetery.

The family ask that memorials be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.