Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1956

Patricia Shaffer PATRICIA SHAFFER TRUSSELL, 65, joined our Lord in heaven on Feb. 19, 2004 at a local hospital in El Paso, TX. Burial was at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso, TX. Patricia (Pat) was born September 7, 1938 in Strawn, TX, to Cecil L. & Anna Sadver Shaffer. She graduated from Ranger High School and Ranger Jr. College at Ranger, TX. She was a telephone operator in Ranger before her first marriage to a service man. She made her home in France, Germany, and other military cities until 1974 when she moved to El Paso where she remained until her death. She married Albert M. Trussell in Dec. of 1978. Patricia was a member of Christ the Savior Catholic Church for many years, was a member of the choir, & participated in various other church activities. Pat was a sales representative at Glass Apparel, Gilberts, and J.C. Penney's (most recently). She was a long time sales representative with Avon. She was an avid gardener and loved to share the beauty of roses/flowers and her garden produce with everyone. Survivors at the time of her death include a son, Charles M. Darden, Jr. of Jarrat, VA; a daughter and son-in-law, Carole and Michael Darden, of Virginia Beach, VA; step- daughter and sons-in-law, Susan and Frank Nicpon of El Paso and Debbie and Tim Goggins of Woodstock, AL; a sister and brother-in-law, Linda (RHS-1957) and Bill Schaab of Manchester, MO; a sister-in-law, Paula Shaffer, of Metairie, LA; an aunt and uncle, Marjorie and Louis Janosek of Austin, TX; seven grandchildren, Taylor, Casey and Alex Darden, Bobby and Cheryl Oxford, and Paul and Jason Lee; a niece, two nephews, cousins, and many friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brother, Dr. Walton Shaffer (RHS-1953), and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.