Michael R. Shanders

February 27, 1942 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 80)

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Michael “Mike the Hat” Shanders, of Clifton Heights, PA was called home to be with the Lord on May 16th, 2022, at the age of 80.

Michael R. Shanders was the son of the late Michael M. and Ethel A. Shanders. He was a member and a highly respected role model of the A.A. Organization for many years. He proudly served in the United States Air Force, was a member of the American Legion and also a member of the Life Christian Fellowship Church in Springfield, PA. Mike was an avid history buff who enjoyed watching movies and reading about the subject but also loved having conversations about history when the opportunity arose with those who were willing. He enjoyed the outdoors very much, and took long walks and went on nature hikes on a daily basis. 

Mike was a loving father to Irene Leahy and Robert M. Shanders, Sr.; Cherished grandfather to William B. Leahy Jr., Robert M. Shanders, Jr. and Shaina Leahy; Proud great grandfather to Jayden Leahy and Athena Stea; Devoted brother to Denise A. Shaw and Debra Morrell. He is survived by many relatives and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Memorial Service Tuesday, June 7, 2022 1:00pm Washington Crossing National Cemetery 830 Highland Rd, Newtown, PA 18940.

Contributions can be made to: The Humane Society of The United States 1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450 Washington, DC. 20037

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Memorial Service
June 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Washington Crossing National Cemetery
830 Highland Rd.
Newtown, PA 18940


The Humane Society of The United States
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450, Washington DC 20037

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