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Thomas Charles Shaffer

June 12, 1931 — November 25, 2022

St. George



Thomas Charles Shaffer, 91, of St. George, Utah, peacefully passed away on November 25, 2022 after a long and beautiful life full of friends and family.


Tom was born on June 12, 1931 to Niles and Mary Reese Reid in Oakland, CA. After graduation, he went on to enlist in the U.S. Military where he served for 2 years, then moved on to a fulfilling career with the IRS.


In 1949, Tom married Ardith Roche, going on to have four daughters, Arleen, Patti, Carol and Kris. After Ardith’s passing in 1978 he met and married Valene Robinson then later divorced. In 1997 he married Nancy Cox where they enjoyed traveling, golfing, bowling, and spoiling his grandchildren and great grandchildren as much as possible.


Thomas is predeceased by his parents and his daughter Arlene, and stepson Gary. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Shaffer; his sister, Pat (Steve) Mayer; his three children, Patti (Dennis) Irvin, Carol (Bob) Parker, Kris (Kenny) Douglas; step children, Lisa (Kent) Provstgaard, Jeff (Raquel) Cox, Durae (Cindy) Cox, Shelley (Ted) Hurst; and his 27 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.


The family would like to thank The Legacy House at Park Lane, the Staff and Doctors for their generous care and compassion for Tom this past year. 


Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am,  Saturday December 3, 2022 at Salt Lake City Cemetery, 400  North ‘N’ St.   Friends may visit family from 9:30 - 10:30am at Lindquist’s Bountiful Mortuary, 727 N. 400 E. prior to the graveside services.



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Service Schedule

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Mountain time)

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727 N 400 E, Bountiful, UT 84010

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Saturday, December 3, 2022

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