Sarah Shaffer

Obituary of Sarah J. Shaffer

Smethport - Sarah J. Shaffer, 47, of Shinglehouse, passed away Tuesday (January 11, 2022) at Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY.


She was born July 14, 1974 in Bradford, the daughter of Andrew Heffner, Sr. and Gloria Lowry.


Sarah was a graduate of Smethport High School and was employed by Duffy, Inc, Smethport, as a truck driver.


She enjoyed fishing, hunting and driving truck.


In addition to her father, Sarah is survived by:

One daughter:  Amy Nellis of Turtlepoint

Two sons:  Lewis Shaffer and L.J. Shaffer, both of Port Allegany

Four brothers:  Andrew E. (Dana) Heffner, Jr. of Ashtabula, OH, Randy R. (Michelle) Heffner of Ormsby, Stan (Danielle) Heffner of Bradford and Simon Peter Heffner

And Several nieces and nephews


Sarah was preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Heffner on Aug. 27, 2021, and one brother, Samuel I. Heffner on Oct. 25, 2010.


There will be no visitation or services.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at


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


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