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Joseph Shafer

Joseph Ervin “Joe” Shafer, age 76, of Keezletown,Virginia, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at home surrounded by family.

Born June 8, 1943, in Marlinton, he was a son of the late Mary Wotring Shafer and Walter Shafer.

Funeral service will be Friday, July 26, 1 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation—Helping Military Families, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway #410, Rockville, MD 20852.

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Full obituary in next week’s paper.

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