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Larry L. Shaferly

Larry L. Shaferly, 84, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin.

He was born May 24, 1935, in Columbus, to Wayne G. and Mary Jane (Slack) Shaferly. He married Marilyn K. Swope Oct. 25, 1958.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Shaferly of Tiffin; sons, Daniel (Donna) Shaferly of Tiffin and Jeff (Dawn) Shaferly of Toledo; daughters, Teresa (Paul) Jones of Tiffin and Debora (Jeff) Hammer of Fostoria; sisters, Shirley (Allan) Schreiner of Republic and Bonnie (Mike) Oberlander of Tiffin; 10 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Larry graduated in 1955 from Tiffin Columbian High School.

He served in the United States Air Force where he was a jet mechanic, trained obedience dogs, coached W.A.B.S. and played baseball.

He worked at Leo Schoen Construction and then worked at General Electric until 1986, retiring after 30 years. Larry owned Sunny Hill Kennel for years, raising Golden Retrievers and Alaskan Malamute, started the Moosketer Baton and Drum Corp. and helped start Tiffin Little League Football. He was a member of Tiffin Moose No. 846, Izaak Walton League and enjoyed fishing, playing baseball, gardening and vacationing around the United States.

Friends may visit with the family 4-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424.

His funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with the Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery with military honors being conducted by United Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice, Elmwood at the Shawhan, St. Joseph Catholic Church or to St. Francis Home.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.