William F. Shafransky, 87, of Brandonville, passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020.
Bill was born in Shenandoah, on September 28, 1932, a son of the late Louise (Wolowitz) and Francis Shafransky.
He lived and raised his family in Connecticut, and worked for the former Armstrong Rubber Company, a manufacturer of tires. He moved back to the Ringtown area in the early 1980’s, when he then worked for and retired from Seitz Brother’s Pest Control of Hometown.
Bill was a very outgoing person, and spent his time outdoors and also going to flea markets and yard sales. He also enjoyed winning at the local casinos.
He was a member of the Divine Mercy Parish in Shenandoah, and attended St. Casimir’s Church. He was a former member of the Brandonville Fire Company.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria (Lukasik) Shafransky; a daughter, Barbara Mas, brothers, Joseph and Leon, and a sister Frances.
He is survived by two sons, William Shafransky and his wife Cynthia, of Shelton, CT; and Francis Shafransky and his wife Cathy, of West Haven, CT.
He is also survived by 5 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A Scripture Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 21 at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with Msgr. Ronald Bocian officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing from 10-11 AM Friday at the funeral home, prior to the service.
Bill will be laid to rest alongside his wife at St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights, following the service.