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Irene Shaffer

April 5, 1938 — April 29, 2019

Irene Shaffer, 81, of Urbana, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born on April 5, 1938 in Champaign County, OH, a daughter of Theodore and Clara (Baldwin) Glass. Irene was a member of the Marysville F.O.E. Auxiliary and the Urbana F.O.E. Auxiliary.
Survivors include daughter, Theodora Gillenwater (Mike); sons, Burrel Thornhill Jr. (Kathy), Roger Thornhill (Kathy Murray), James Thornhill (Teresa), Vencil Thornhill (Lorrie) and Terry Thornhill; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Burrel Thornhill Sr.; second husband, Marvin Shaffer; and daughter, Belinda Bright.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the North Lewisburg Community Building.
The family is being served by the WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME in Urbana. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Saturday, May 4, 2019

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

North Lewisburg Community Building

60 E. Maple St., North Lewisburg, OH 43060

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