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300 South Morton Street ( U.S. 31)
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-738-0202
Fax: 317-736-0210
Helen Shafier

Helen Dorothy Shafier (Patchin)

Sunday, August 16th, 1936 - Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Helen Dorothy (Patchin) Shafier, 82, of Franklin, IN, and formerly of Schneider, IN passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at Franciscan Hospice House in Indianapolis, IN. She was born August 16, 1936 in East Chicago, IN. to Clyde and Gladys (Shelbourne) Patchin. She married Harold Emmet Shafier Jr., he preceded her in death on March 23, 2005.
Helen had been a Rehabilitation Technician at St. Anthony Medical Center in Crown Point, IN. She was a member of Journey Church in Franklin, IN. She enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family, and traveling throughout the United States and Canada.
Survivors include her children Cheri Lynn Beardsley of Minot, ND, Karen Diane Dickens (Roger) of Franklin, IN, Kenneth Reed (Olga) of Virginia Beach, VA, Christopher Reed (Lisa) of Virginia Beach, VA, Robin Reed of Franklin, IN; a brother Clyde Patchin (Janie) of Lowell, IN, and Clifford Patchin (Jan Minton) of Franklin, IN; 22 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Clyde and Gladys (Shelbourne) Patchin; sisters Edythe Harris Campo, and Joyce Albright.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society. A graveside service will be conducted by Pastor Terry Owen on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1PM at the Sanders Cemetery in Lowell, Indiana. Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN, 46131, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information at 317-738-0202.
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    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Sanders Cemetery
    Address
    10212 W. 205th Avenue
    LOWELL, IN
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    A graveside service will be conducted on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1PM at the Sanders Cemetery in Lowell, Indiana.
    Officiant
    Pastor Terry Owen

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