OBITUARY

Larry "Scott" Shaffer

September 9, 1961June 13, 2020

Larry “Scott” Shaffer, 58, of Orlando, Florida died on June 13, 2020. He was blessed and survived by his beautiful wife of 32 years, Michelle Jeannine Shaffer; awesome Son, Sean Christian Shaffer; wonderful siblings Kathy Lea Dowell and Joseph Randall Shaffer and his loving Mother Wilda. Scott was made in Germany and born in Chicopee, Mass. on September 9, 1961 at Westover Air Force Base 99th Bomber Wing to Troy Lee Shaffer and Wilda Gay Shaffer.

As a Military Brat he moved from Mass, to Austin Texas Bergstrom Airforce Base 340 Bomb Wing to California and finally to Orlando Florida, McCoy AFB 306th Bomb Wing where he was raised. Attended Lancaster Elementary, Walker Jr. High and Oakridge High School, Valencia Community College, and University of Central Florida where he earned three associate degrees and bachelors in business administration.

Scott was a Fire Service Veteran who served honorably and retired after 25 years. He served over the years as a Firefighter/EMT, Paramedic, Engineer to Fire Chief.

He was a senior DeMolay of Bahia Chapter; PMC-MSA 79’, Past Deputy State Master Councilor, Chevalier, Cross of Honor, Legion of Honor. Served as Advisory Council Chairman, Ritual Advisory, and Softball Coach. Perpetual member of Pine Castle Masonic Lodge #368. He had many Life-long friends but Louis Govreau, William Wagner, Larry Williamson and Fred Stieffel have always remained close. He is currently serving Jesus, our Lord and Savior, in heaven and watching over his loved ones.

As written by Scott Shaffer, May 21, 2017

Services

  • Graveside Memorial with Firefighter Honor Guard

    Saturday, July 11, 2020

  • Celebration of Life and Masonic Memorial Service

    Sunday, July 12, 2020

Memories

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Dana Wagner

July 14, 2020

Hi Sean and Michelle-
I wanted to share a favorite memory! This is Halloween 2011- Sean, you were 7 years old! I love that your Dad always made Halloween so much fun for the entire Family! The Halloween Hayrides through your neighbor with friends and family were always filled with so much laughter.

In this photo (L-R) is Uncle Donnie, Emmie Woods (friend of Allen's), Allen Wagner, Sean, Scott, Regan Wagner, Alex Cox & Michelle.

We love & miss your Dad. We promise to share many more memories with you-
Dana, Bill, Regan & Allen


Susan Shouse

June 23, 2020

Scott was best man at my wedding 💞 I know he and Gary are laughing it up and keeping watch over us all. Probably planning a prank on a RCID brother. .. probably Henry 😂
God bless you all. Prayers for strength in the days ahead.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Larry “Scott” Shaffer, 58, of Orlando, Florida died on June 13, 2020. He was blessed and survived by his beautiful wife of 32 years, Michelle Jeannine Shaffer; awesome Son, Sean Christian Shaffer; wonderful siblings Kathy Lea Dowell and Joseph Randall Shaffer and his loving Mother Wilda. Scott was made in Germany and born in Chicopee, Mass. on September 9, 1961 at Westover Air Force Base 99th Bomber Wing to Troy Lee Shaffer and Wilda Gay Shaffer.

As a Military Brat he moved from Mass, to Austin Texas Bergstrom Airforce Base 340 Bomb Wing to California and finally to Orlando Florida, McCoy AFB 306th Bomb Wing where he was raised. Attended Lancaster Elementary, Walker Jr. High and Oakridge High School, Valencia Community College, and University of Central Florida where he earned three associate degrees and bachelors in business administration.

Scott was a Fire Service Veteran who served honorably and retired after 25 years. He served over the years as a Firefighter/EMT, Paramedic, Engineer to Fire Chief.

He was a senior DeMolay of Bahia Chapter; PMC-MSA 79’, Past Deputy State Master Councilor, Chevalier, Cross of Honor, Legion of Honor. Served as Advisory Council Chairman, Ritual Advisory, and Softball Coach. Perpetual member of Pine Castle Masonic Lodge #368. He had many Life-long friends but Louis Govreau, William Wagner, Larry Williamson and Fred Stieffel have always remained close. He is currently serving Jesus, our Lord and Savior, in heaven and watching over his loved ones.

As written by Scott Shaffer, May 21, 2017