Bowdoinham – Richard Dean Shaffer, 61, of Bowdoinham, passed away Thursday, January 4th at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born October 11, 1956 in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Lawrence Shaffer and Donna (Nelson) Shaffer. He was a 1975 graduate of Livermore Falls High School. Following graduation he proudly served in the U.S. Navy. On October 26, 2002 in Livermore, he married Cathy French. He worked at Bath Iron Works as an Electrical Design Supervisor. He enjoyed traveling in their R.V., sports and was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. Rick especially loved time spent with his grandchildren and family. He is survived by his mother, Donna Hannon Palmer of Livermore, his wife, Cathy French of Bowdoinham, daughters, Richelle Shaffer and wife Laura Miceli of Raleigh, NC, Amanda Allen and her husband Stephen of Livermore Falls, and step-daughter, Sarah Brockman and fiancé James Lucas of Topsham, his son, Jonathan Shaffer of Gray, stepson, Adam Brockman and wife Rachel of Lisbon Falls, grandchildren, Sydney, Tateum, Vincent, Andrew, Riley and Austin, siblings, Randy Shaffer and wife Jane of Portland, Rusty Shaffer of East Dixfield, Teri Sherrets and husband Steve of North Monmouth, Jim and Christie Shaffer both of Ohio, several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his stepfather, Ernie Hannon. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com
Shaffer – Richard Dean Shaffer, 61, of Bowdoinham, Maine, passed away at his home, January 4th, 2018. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.