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Rita Ann Shaffer

July 9, 1951 — March 20, 2022

Rita Ann (Munson) Shaffer, 70, of Hagerstown passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 20th at Meritus Medical Center. Rita was born on July 9,1951, to Roger F. Munson, Sr. and Elizabeth J. Munson in Hagerstown, MD. She graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1969.

Rita is survived by daughter, Heather Mae Horn and husband David Horn of Falling Waters, W.V, son, Kenneth Wayne Shaffer, Jr. of Hagerstown, MD.. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and beloved dog "River". Other surviving family members Include sister, Elizabeth (Betsy) Johnson of Dallas, Texas, brother, Thomas Speakman and wife Sharla of Dennison, Texas, brother, Roger Munson, Jr. and Donna of Williamsport, MD., and sister, Rebecca Mounts and husband James of Inverness, Florida.

Rita was predeceased by a baby brother, David Munson, parents, Roger F. Munson, Sr. and Elizabeth J. Munson and sister, Rose Tesch of Florida and Hagerstown.

In addition to being a Homemaker, Rita retired from Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport, MD. after 27 years of service. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 11:00 A.M at Rest Haven Funeral Home, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave, Hag., MD. 21742.

Rita loved flowers and flowers would be welcomed but, in lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in honor of Rita to the American Lung Association, 55 West Waker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601

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