Patricia A. (Kovilaritch) Shaffer, 65, of Berwick, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital.
Born in Danville on August 19, 1956, she was a daughter of Frances (Peak) Kovilaritch of Danville and the late Francis Kovilaritch. She graduated from Danville High school. Pattie worked for the Danville State Hospital as a dietary aide until her retirement.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Berwick. She also volunteered at the Berwick Senior Center and the Salvation Army. In her spare time, she enjoyed taking walks and roller skating. Pattie liked to listen to music and had a unique and eclectic taste spanning from Top 40 to Disturbed. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her mother, she will be greatly missed by her daughter, Kasey Hashagen and husband Jestin, Berwick; grandchildren, Justin Shaffer and Lexy Bardo. She also leaves behind sister, Louise Conner and companion Steve Lynn, Danville; brother, Frank Kovilaritch and companion Sandy Mattern, Lewisburg; Sister-in-law Patti Kovilaritch, Danville.
Besides her father she was preceded in death by brothers Daniel and Ron Kovilaritch.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck. Family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until the time of service.
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