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1941 James 2022

James M. Shaffer

September 15, 1941 — May 15, 2022

SHAFFER, James M. Of Hull, died May 15, 2022.

Beloved husband of the late Carol A. (Colwill) Shaffer.

Loving father of James M. Shaffer Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Attleboro, Patrick and his wife Gina Shaffer of Rockland, and the late Michael Shaffer and Cheryl Probst.

Cherished "Papa" of Breanna, Jordan, Timothy, Courtney, Michael, Christopher, Steven, Nicolette, Caitlyn, and the late Patrick.

Brother of Barbara Southerland of New York and Joan Andrews of Pennsylvania.

Jim later married Eleanor M. (Walsh) Conneely-Shaffer, who pre-deceased him in 2009. He is survived by her children, Kathleen and her husband Marty McLaughlin of Weymouth, Maureen Conneely of Hull, Sean and his wife Kristin Conneely of Hull, Kevin and his wife Ana Conneely of Uxbridge, and their children, Patrick Thomas, Brenna, Liam, Sean, and Kathryn. Jim is pre-deceased by Eleanor's children Patrick Conneely and Eileen Conneely.

Jim was a veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a bus driver for the MBTA for 27 years, and after retirement, he worked as a maintenance man at Damon Place Condominiums in Hull for 27 years.

Family and friends will honor and remember Jim's life by gathering for a graveside service with Military Honors at Hull Village Cemetery on Duck Lane in Hull, on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at 11:00 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim's memory may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute at
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Interment with Military Honors

Thursday, June 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

Hull Village Cemetery

Duck Ln, Hull, MA 02045

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