Shafer Family Expenses

$42,170 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 536 people in 37 months
Heather Cannon
on behalf of Amanda Shafer
 MYERSVILLE, MD

Friends and Family - As most of you know Patrick Shafer was tragically taken from this earth early this morning, leaving behind a loving wife and two wonderful sons and much extended family and friends. We are starting this fundraising to help with expenses during this sad time as well as help with the family's future.

From Amanda:

I'm sobbing as I write this but I want to let friends know. This morning at 2:15 Patrick Shafer passed away after a car accident. We are in shock. He is my best friend, my love, my whole heart and we were happier than we could ever be. He was The most amazing father to his sons- their lives revolved around him. The boys and I are struggling to cope with the news and any and all thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.

I will update as I can

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Memorial services to celebrate the life of Patrick Shafer will be held on Thursday, February 25th at 1:00. The service will be at Christ Reformed United Church of Christ at 12 South Church St, Middletown, MD followed by a reception at Middletown Volunteer Fire Department Activities Center at 1 Firemans Lane, Middletown, MD.

Parking will be spread across several local lots (more info to come). Childcare will be available at the church. Space in the church will likely be an issue so we ask that everyone be gracious in sharing the space (there will be an overflow room). The reception will be catered, with an open bar, music, and will be a time and place to celebrate this amazing man and share stories and the love he so openly gave.
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The family is overwhelmed by everyone's support and love in these tough times. Amanda had this to say this afternoon:

What has made these past 2 days bearable is the outpouring of love and support from family and friends. Patrick touched so many lives and was loved by so many. It is painful but beautiful to read all the tributes on FB and see all the pictures. And the boys and I are surrounded here at home with the love and support of numerous people who are promising to help us through.

As the waves of grief keep crashing I just keep trying to feel Patrick's love.


Please continue to keep them in your prayers
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$42,170 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 536 people in 37 months
Created February 19, 2016
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$10
Paula Bowman
13 months ago

I'm so so sorry!

$100
Anonymous
25 months ago
$33
Anonymous
31 months ago
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Brenda Hascall
35 months ago

My minister, Rev. Thom Shafer, was Patrick Shafer's uncle. I will gladly make this small contribution to Patrick's sons.....and may God bless the Shafer family.

LJ
$370
Lori Jones
36 months ago

The North Carolina Baseball Academy 11U team will continue to keep the Shafer Family in our thoughts and prayers. Coach Chris Shafer is like family to us therefore Your family is ours as well! God Bless!

MB
$100
Mike & Pam Boller
36 months ago

Our prayers and thoughts are with you. God give you strength and surround you with His love now and always.

WA

WMAA is praying for you and your family during this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

$50
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36 months ago
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