1959 – 2021
Putnam – Philip Shaffer, 62, of Woodstock Ave, passed away on Tuesday morning, February 16, 2021 at home. Born in New Haven, he was the son of Robert A. Shaffer of Putnam and the late Irene (Shea) Shaffer.
Philip was a devoted caretaker of his parents for the last 14 years allowing them to live independently. He enjoyed freshwater fishing, camping and cooking for family gatherings.
He is survived by his father, Robert Shaffer of Putnam; his three brothers, Robert Shaffer and his wife Lisa of Situate, RI, Timothy Shaffer and his wife Deborah of Griswold, and Christopher Shaffer and his companion Sandy Goyette of Putnam; his sister, Susan Kachur and her husband David of Putnam; along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his mother Irene (Shea) Shaffer.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Philip’s family from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260 followed by a funeral service in the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorial donations in Philip’s name may be made to the Daughters of the Holy Spirit, P.O. Box 419, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.