Josiah A "Pap Pap" Shaffer Sr., 74, of Greensburg, died peacefully at home, on Thursday October 29, 2020. He was born on January 20, 1946 in Mt Pleasant, the son of the late Frank and Evelyn (Bisel) Shaffer. Josiah was the former owner of Pap Pap's excavating and worked at K & N Leasing of Greensburg. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and was also a member of the Roosevelt Club. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Mary Jane (Katic) Shaffer; his four loving children, Marcy Newcomer of Hunker, Josiah Shaffer (Alicia) of Jeannette, Troy Shaffer (Shanna) of Latrobe and Tammie Odelli (Terry) of Greensburg; his grandchildren, Jule Mascherma, Josiah Shaffer, Samantha Coppetti, Joshua Newcomer, Jacob Shaffer, Nathan Newcomer, Lucas Powell, Chloe Trice, Chase Shaffer, Nadia King, Cameron Shaffer, Kyle Shaffer, Brennon Shaffer and Braydon Shaffer; his great grandson, Gavin Coppetti; His siblings, Gregory Shaffer of NJ, Susan Troy (Anthony) of Jeannette and Michael Shaffer (Amy) of Fairmount City, Pa. Josiah is also survived by several nieces, nephews and extended family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother John Shaffer and his sisters Sally Copelli and Valerie DeMark. Friends will be recieved on Monday, November 2, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, in the C. Richard McCauley Funeral Home Inc. 101 S 4th St. Youngwood. Only 25 people are permitted in the funeral home at a time, so please limit your visit out of respect for others. Masks must be worn, and social distancing must be maintained. There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, November 3, at 10 am in the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg.
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