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In Memory of

Patricia Maguire Shaffer

April 15, 1953 - June 11, 2017

Obituary


Patricia (Patti) Maguire Shaffer, 64, of Saint Simons Island, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at home, surrounded by her family.
Patti was born April 15, 1953 in New Rochelle, New York to Eugene and Julie Maguire. She spent most of her childhood years in Larchmont, New York. She graduated from Mamaroneck High School in New York and attended Marymount College in Boca Raton, FL (presently known as Lynn University). Patti called Saint Simons Island her home for the past twenty-eight years. She was a member of the Saint William Catholic...

Patricia (Patti) Maguire Shaffer, 64, of Saint Simons Island, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at home, surrounded by her family.
Patti was born April 15, 1953 in New Rochelle, New York to Eugene and Julie Maguire. She spent most of her childhood years in Larchmont, New York. She graduated from Mamaroneck High School in New York and attended Marymount College in Boca Raton, FL (presently known as Lynn University). Patti called Saint Simons Island her home for the past twenty-eight years. She was a member of the Saint William Catholic Church. She was previously employed by the Sea Palms Resort and most recently at Sea Island Resorts. She and her family were former longtime members of the Larchmont Shore Club and Sea Island Beach Club. She was also a proud member of the St. Simons Island Land Trust.
Patti was predeceased by her parents, Eugene F. Maguire Sr., Julie S. Maguire, and a sister-in-law, Margaret Maguire. She is survived by her precious daughter, Patricia "Trish" Marie Shaffer of Saint Simons Island, GA; her caring brother, Eugene "Gene" Maguire Jr. of Larchmont, NY; nieces, Meg, Katie, and Betsy Maguire all of Larchmont, NY; and one aunt, Janie Gerold of Westchester, PA. Numerous cousins also survive.
To honor and celebrate Patti's life, family and friends will gather on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 5-7pm in the Island Room at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home in Brunswick, Georgia. The family also extends a warm invitation to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Saint William Catholic Church on Saint Simons Island. Fr. Jim Holloway will celebrate the Mass. The internment will follow at Oglethorpe Memorial Garden Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests with gratitude that contributions in her memory be directed to Swim Across America (in memory of Patti Maguire Shaffer), PO Box 17, Larchmont, NY 10538 or the International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation, 6144 Clark Center Av, Sarasota, FL 34238.
Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home www.edomillerandsons.com