Valerie J. (Shaffer ) DeMark
age 66, of Irwin, formerly of Penn Twp., passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Val was born on August 21, 1953 in Greensburg to the late Frank and Evelyn (Biesel ) Shaffer. Valerie is predeceased by her beloved husband, Kenneth R. "Boat" DeMark and siblings, John Shaffer and Sally Copelli. She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberlee (Daniel) Matthews of Pitcairn, and Kelly (Ben) Neubauer of Westmoreland City; six grandchildren, Nathan, Nevin, Kaylee, Gavin, Abigail, & Zander; four siblings Susan Tory and John, Greg, Joe, and Michael Shaffer; and many nieces and nephews. Val was a caregiver to many and always put others before herself. She had a heart of gold and was the kindest soul you would ever meet. Due to current health concerns, visitation and services will be private. Arrangements by the Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home, Inc., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City (724-744-2721). Memorial contributions may be made, if desired, to the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research online at www.stopsarcoidsis.org. Online condolences can be given at www.Lindsay-JobeFuneralHome.com.
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