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February 3, 1944 – January 23, 2019

Lucille Ann Shaffer passed away on January 23, 2019. She was a resident of Colorado Springs for 36 years.

Lucille was born on February 3, 1944 to Joseph and Marie (Panunnizo) George in Denver, Colorado.

Lucille attended Mount Carmel High School. On June 26, 1965 she married Ronald Shaffer in Denver, Colorado. They were happily married for fifty-one years. Her loving husband passed away in 2017.

Lucille was a homemaker and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also spent many years and enjoyed researching her family genealogy.

Lucille is survived by her loving children: Jennifer Cannon, Ann Marie (Mike) Peterson and Rob Stacy Shaffer; grandchildren: Karina Cannon, Tony Cannon, Madison Peterson, Makenna Peterson and Ryan Shaffer; her brother, Joseph (Nancy) George; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Marie George.

Visitation 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. followed by 11:00 a.m. Mass on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church. Immediately following Mass, a reception and lunch will be in the church hall. Private entombment will be at the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Gate of Heaven.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the American Cancer Society – Pancreatic Cancer Research.

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This Obituary Has 3 Condolences

  1. Mia Cara Lucia,

    Words cannot express our sorrow during this time. It is difficult to lose a treasured lifelong friend who knew your heart in good times and bad. We had a unique friendship, Lucia. My heart is heavy but you always will be with me in spirit. My consolation is that you are no longer suffering and are at peace with our dear Lord.

    I have treasured memories of our three trips to Italy together. Thank you for those memories and for being a special godmother to our Carolyn. She loved her Comare Seal.

    “It takes a minute to find a special person, an hour to appreciate them, and a day to love them, but it takes and entire lifetime to forget them.” Author unknown.

    Rest in peace, cara Lucia.

    With love always, Francesca

  2. January 27, 2019
    To my wonderful sister and steadfast friend LuLu. You have taught us so much in your lifetime. Your kind heart and gentle humbleness has guided your entire family through good and bad times. You lived your life for your family. You will continue to guide us even in death. You are missed but never forgotten. You are loved!
    ~ Joe George, Las Vegas, Nevada

  3. My Aunt Lu.
    I can hear your contagious Laugh and it makes me smile. Thank you for being so wonderful. You will be missed. See you on the other side.

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