Pauline Shafferman Wright, 88, of Millersville Community died Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at her residence. She was born April 9, 1925 in Grafton, West Virginia a daughter of the late Ernest Frederick Shafferman & Pearl Bertha Mentzer Shafferman.
She is survived by 3 sons and 3 daughter in laws Allen & Debra Wright of Fairmont, WV, Kevin & Marie Wright of Fairmont, WV and Keith & Cathy Wright of Wheeling, WV, 9 grandchildren Becky Poling, Jonathan Wright, Brian Wright, Jason Wright, Justin Wright, Jessica Cantrell, Courtney Watson, Carrie Wells & Jeremy Wright, 16 great grandchildren & a 17th great grandchild expected in late March 2014 and many nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by 4 brothers Ralph, Ernest “Cad”, Kenneth & Victor Shafferman, 3 sisters Violet Current, Hester Hargett & Evelyn Shafferman and James Allen Wright.
Pauline was a retired secretary from the Marion County Board of Education with 24 years of service. She served for 21 years at East Fairmont High School and for 3 years at the Board of Education Central Office. She was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Fairmont where Pauline was involved on the Church Board, Bible Study and enjoyed updating the message board in front of the church, a 1942 graduate of Grafton High School and 1943 graduate of the West Virginia Business College.
The family will receive friends at the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia Street, Fairmont, WV 26554 on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 6-8 pm, Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, February 24, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Randall Murphy, Pastor James Volpe and Pastor Paul Dixon officiating. The committal service will follow in the Bluemont Cemetery in Grafton, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church Building Fund, 9 Oakwood Road, Fairmont, WV 26554. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.