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Jamie Ann

July 14, 1967 – November 27, 2018

Jamie Shaffer
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Obituary for Jamie Ann Shaffer

Jamie Ann Shaffer, age 51, of Utica, passed away unexpectedly, on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, NY. She was born in Utica on July 14, 1967, a daughter of Joyce Arcuri Shaffer who was born Joyce Dziok and the late Paul J. Shaffer. Jamie was raised and educated in New Hartford, where she graduated from New Hartford High School with the class of 1985. She continued her education at Herkimer County Community College where she was awarded an Associates Degree in Business Administration. Soon after graduating Jamie accepted a position with the General Electric Company in Syracuse, NY. She later began a career in her family’s business, Shaffer Insurance Agency in New Hartford; she acquired her Property and Casualty License and has been serving as an Agent Producer (CSR) for over 25 years. At one time she was the owner and operator of Shaffer’s Village Pub, formerly Wimpy’s on Genesee Street in the Village of New Hartford. Most recently Jamie’s talent and passion for design led her to establish “I Love My Wreaths”, a successful business which allowed her to create holiday wreaths for every season; she was able to market them all over the Country. Jamie was the author of “The Ultimate Guide to Great Gift Ideas”; her book was #1 on Amazon’s best sellers list for six weeks.
Surviving are her mother, Joyce Arcuri Shaffer of New Hartford; two brothers, John P. Shaffer and his fiancée, Gioia Nicotera both of Utica, and Paul J. Shaffer, Jr. of California; a sister-in-law, Gloria Shaffer of Flushing, NY; a sister, Jill A. Shaffer of Boca Raton, FL; two nieces, Nicole Shaffer and Gwendolyn Shaffer; aunts and uncles, Nicholas L. Arcuri, Jr. of Utica, Mary and David Matt of Rome, and Gerald Mead of Canandaigua; cousins, Tiffany and John Accattato, Tanya and William Gout, Nicholas L. Arcuri, III, Kim-Marie and John Kleaka, Jesse Cobb, Nicole Cobb and her fiancée, Nicholas Tresoline, Mel and Mary Jane Barnes, William Bill” and Tracey Barnes, Mary Lou and Brian Watkins, Brad Mead, and Pamela and Robert “Bob” Lambiase. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Nicholas L. and Florence (Petrowski) Arcuri; her paternal grandparents, John P. and Louise (Cappelli) Shaffer; aunts and uncles, Edward S. Arcuri, Eleanore and Anthony “A. J.” Parlagreco, Carmella “Cora” and John Paciello, Joan Mead, and Marie “Mi Mi” Arcuri.
Visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon from 2:00-4:30 at the Adrean Funeral Service, Inc., 700 Rutger St., corner of Mohawk Street (at the Matt Funeral Home). Jamie’s funeral service will commence on Sunday afternoon at 4:30 at the funeral home immediately following visitation. Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of floral offerings please consider memorial contributions in Jamie’s memory to the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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When Sunday December 2, 2018
Adrean Funeral Service, Inc.
700 Rutger Street
Utica, NY 13501
Location Information
Corner of Mohawk Street

Service Information

Sunday December 2, 2018
Adrean Funeral Service, Inc.
700 Rutger Street
Utica, NY 13501
Location Information
Corner of Mohawk Street

Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery
Oneida Street
Utica, NY 13501