Jane Bost Shaffer, 73, of Orlando, FL passed away Sunday, November 2, 2008 in Orlando. Born in Morganton, NC on March 2, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Walter F. and Margie Carswell Bost. She was a graduate of Oak Hill High School, Morganton, NC. She received her bachelor of science degree in education from Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC and her masters degree from Appalachian State University. Jane was a classroom teacher in Burke County, NC, in Brevard, NC, in Alachua and Martin Counties, FL, and in Alexandria, LA. She was a member of the Florida Reading Association and the International Reading Association. Her hobbies included fishing, bridge, and rock hounding. Mrs. Shaffer was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo, FL.Surviving are her husband, Bob of the home in Orlando; sons, Eric Shaffer of Oviedo, FL and Michael Shaffer of Deming, NM; granddaughters, Madison and Megan Shaffer of Oviedo, FL; a brother, Walter F. Bost, Jr. of Woodstock, NY; and brothers-in-law, Vernon Shaffer and his wife, Onyx of Gainesville, FL and Don Shaffer and his wife, Barbara of Oviedo, FL.

The funeral will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, November 6, 2008 at Quaker Meadows Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Andrew Parkey officiating. Burial will follow in the Bost-Forney Cemetery on Bost Rd. The family will receive friends at the church for thirty minutes before the service.A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, November 13, 2008 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 East Livingston St., Orlando, FL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Quaker Meadows Presbyterian Church, 2698 N.C. 181, Morganton, NC 28655 or to Trinity Lutheran Church and School, 123 East Livingston St., Orlando, FL 32801. Sossoman Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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