Wilbur Carl Shafer, age 87, died July 27, 2021 in United Memorial Medical Center in Batavia.
He was born January 19, 1934 in Niagara Falls to John Carl and Florene (Hatt) Shafer and had lived in this area since 1958. Wilbur was a member of the Calico Sam, the Fingerlakers, and Empire Happy Wanderers Camping groups. He was also a member of the Middleport United Methodist Church and was an honorary Exempt Member of the Middleport Fire Company. Mr. Shafer was predeceased by his parents, his first wife: Alice (Lembke) Shafer, his son: Mason Shafer, and his sister: Jane Mosher.
He is survived by his wife: Carol (Urtel) Shafer whom he married December 27, 2002, his son: Eric (Tina) Shafer, his daughter: Jody (Robert Jr.,) Peters, his brother: Robert (H. Anita) Shafer Sr., his stepchildren: Douglas (Desiree`) Tryloff of OH, Deborah (Rudolf) Brunath of FL, Donna (Mark) Vandenbosch of FL, Daniel Tryloff of Gasport, grandchildren: Jamie Codjovi, Stacie (Charles) Jowdy, John (Jocelyn) Shafer, Lydia (Matthew) Friend, Maria (Adam) Ohol, Zachary (Shatel) Peters, Brooke Peters, step-grandchildren: Alida Keith, Jared (Tricia) Tryloff, Nathan Huntington, Hanna and Hunter Tryloff. 11 great grandchildren: Jelani, Brielle, Caleb, Alice, Carter, Louisa, Brody, April, Lillian, Dakoda, and Lillyjean as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Sherrie Bream Funeral Home, 4521 Main Street-Gasport, TUESDAY from 4-8 pm where his Funeral Service will be held WEDNESDAY at 10:30 followed by interment in Hartland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Middleport United Methodist Church, the Middleport Fire Department or a charity of your choice.
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