SHAFFER, Edith Charlotte (Swersky)

Beloved wife of the late Martin “D” Shaffer with whom she was a long-time resident of Boston and nearby towns, passed away on November 19, 2018 in San Francisco, CA, comforted by her children and grandchildren. Born and raised in Roxbury, MA, she was the daughter of the late Isaac & Miriam (Feigelson) Swersky. Edie will be lovingly remembered by her children Edward Shaffer & wife Laurie of Lafayette, CA; Nancy Uschersohn & late husband Julian of Menlo Park, CA; and Marcy McMahon & husband Bob of Middleboro, MA. She cherished and was loved by her grandchildren Jenna McMahon, Jake McMahon, Claire Uschersohn, and Melissa Shaffer. Edie lived the past eight years in the Jewish Home of San Francisco, where she served as President of the Residents Council and was an active participant in their activities. She was deeply loved and well-cared for by the Jewish Home staff and residents, who will miss her. Chapel Service at Schlossberg Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington St., Canton, on Friday, November 30, 2018 starting at 10:30am. Interment to follow at Lawrence Avenue Cemetery, 776 Baker St., W. Roxbury, MA. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living (formerly the Jewish Home of San Francisco) ( or The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (

Arrangements by
Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel
"Family Owned"

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