Mark Allen Shaffer



Port Allegany – Dr. Mark Allen Shaffer, 55, of, Port Allegany, died Tuesday (December 31, 2019), due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle  accident.


He was born June 15, 1964 in Lebanon, PA, a son of Lillian Mary Konczak Shaffer.


Dr. Shaffer was a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Catholic High School, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a 1988 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropratic-Davenport, Iowa.


Dr. Shaffer owned and operated Mark A. Shaffer, D.C.,  Chiropractic office in Port Allegany.

He was an active outdoorsman and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sartwell, the Sons of the American Legion, Port Allegany, the Lycoming Hunting and Fishing Club, AOPA Pilots Association and the Moose Club # 460 of Port Allegany.


Surviving in addition to his Mother

One son: Tyler Shaffer and one daughter Jordan Shaffer, both of Port Allegany

Two brothers: Dr. Cary (Lisa) Shaffer of Nashua, NH, and Dr. Robert (Linda) Shaffer of Tidioute, PA

Five sisters: Lynn (Craig) Brayer of Fairhope, AL, Teresa (Timothy) Harz of New Boston, NH, Dr. Mary Jo (Marc) Belleville of Hudson, NH, Anna Lee Shaffer of Pleasant View, TN and Dr. Katherine (Thomas) Heimel of Spring City, Tenn

Many nieces and nephew.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., 105 N. Main St , Port Allegany.  Funeral services will be held privately.


Memorials may be made to Port Allegany Ambulance Service, Port Allegany Fire Department or the Canoe Place Fish and Gun Club.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.


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