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Marcia Shaffer

April 30, 1936 — August 6, 2021

Hendersonville, TN

Marcia DeGrella Shaffer, age 85, of Hendersonville, passed away on Friday, August 6, 2021. She was born on April 30, 1936, in Louisville, Kentucky, to the late George J. DeGrella and Mary Fashauer. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

She is survived by husband, Richard (Buddy) Shaffer Jr., children, Richard W. Shaffer III (Brooke Lee) Debbie Hollis, Joseph L. (Candy) Shaffer; sisters, Marie (Louis) Bervoets, Joan Holmes (Johnny, deceased), Cheryl (Mike) Conquest, Cathy (Roger) DeShone and Margaret McCorkle (Andy, deceased); brothers, George (Jeanne) DeGrella, David (Nancy) DeGrella, Tommy DeGrella and Johnny (Rita) DeGrella. Marcia was blessed with 6 grandchildren: Richey (April) Shaffer, Jennifer (Josh) Napier, Leigh Ann (Ian) Knuckles, Mindy (Martin) Perkins, Frank (Caitlin) Hardy, and Dillon Hollis, as well as 10 great grandchildren, 23 nieces and nephews, 32 great nieces and nephews, 1 niece deceased, 1 nephew deceased, and 1 great-nephew deceased.

Marcia loved her personal chef, who created her favorite yellow cake with chocolate icing, Donald (Sherry) Croslin. She was also very thankful for her special caretaker, Shannon (Michael) Noe.

A celebration of life service for Marcia will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Hendersonville at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2021, officiated by Father Wilkgenbusch.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Hendersonville Funeral Home, 353 East Main Street, in Hendersonville, on Tuesday, August 10th from 2pm-6pm, Wednesday, August 11th from 4pm-8pm, and again at church, on Thursday, August 12th from 10:30am until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Marcia’s memory may be made to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church or the Shriners Children Hospital.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hendersonville Funeral Home

353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hendersonville Funeral Home

353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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Visitation

Thursday, August 12, 2021

10:30am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, Hendersonville

, TN

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, August 12, 2021

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church, Hendersonville

, TN

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Interment

Thursday, August 12, 2021

1:45 - 2:15 pm (Eastern time)

Hendersonville Memory Gardens

353 E Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075

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