Donald Eugene Shafer

1950 - 2022

Middletown, MD


Donald Eugene Shafer, 71, Middletown, died Sunday April 10, 2022 at his home after a brief illness with kidney cancer. He was the husband of Betty J. Shafer for 52 years.

Born in Frederick on June 18, 1950 he was the son of the late Harold E. and Mildred Kinna Shafer.

He was a 1968 graduate of Middletown High School where he played soccer, basketball, baseball, and was an excellent pitcher and hitter.

He retired after 45 years as a salesman with...

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April 15, 2022 7:22 PM

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Debbie, Josh & Al Smith

April 15, 2022 2:37 PM

Our family was truly saddened to learn of Donnie passing. We spent a lot of time together throughout the years.  We will always cherish the many memories, such as the many Kehnes Carpet softball games at Pinecliff Park, to the 'To Many People Dances" in Jefferson, along and the many memorable parties. and gettogethers. These are memories that we will always cherish. Rest in peace my friend.

Ron & Connie Dingus

April 13, 2022 5:37 PM

We met Donnie at a car show many, many years ago. He was a great person and always smiling.  He will be missed by all ho had the pleasure of knowing him.  Prayers 🙏🙏

Franklin Gage

April 13, 2022 4:45 PM

Betty & Family -

The cars brought us together, but our friendships are more important.  Please accept my sympathy.


Mike and Martie Kefauver

April 13, 2022 10:11 AM

We will miss Donnie so much . From our school days , through our time in Basic Training and Reserves , party's , reunions , car building , traveling together , Donnie has been such a valued friend .
Mike and Martie Kefauver


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