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Dominick "Dom" Shaffer
1/25/2021 11:40:00 AM - Final Journey

SHAFFER, DOMINICK “DOM”, age 31, of Pompeii, formerly of Mt. Pleasant, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, January 21, 2021.

Private funeral services for Dominick will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for his children. Envelopes will be available at Clark Family Funeral Chapel.

Dominick was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant by his parents, George Mandoka and Darcy Baldwin and his grandma Florence White. Dominick was currently working for McConnell and Scully Oil. He had worked for Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribal Housing and Comfort Homes. Dominick was a certified hustler; he loved any income opportunity that allowed him to use his many skills. He married Marcine Nashu on March 1, 2013 in Mt. Pleasant. Dominick was an amazing husband and father; he loved spending time with Marcine and his kids at the beach, cooking out, camping, hiking, and rock collecting. Dominick was a hard-working provider for his family and that brought him true happiness. He enjoyed fishing, working on projects, playing cards, gambling, and was a collector of many things. Dominick was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

Dominick is survived by his wife Marcine; his children Sharon Bertrand, Miingen Bertrand, Aiden Shaffer, Charles Shaffer, Blaze Shaffer; father George Mandoka of Mt. Pleasant; mom Darcy (Brian) Baldwin of Mt. Pleasant; grandma Florence (Michael) White of Clare; brothers Jacob Tetzlaff of Ithaca, Dillian Mandoka of Mt. Pleasant, Aaron Bates of Stanton; sisters Briana (Shane) Mead, Jessee Mandoka, Nova Mandoka, all of Mt. Pleasant, Diamentina Sceales of Harrison; father-in-law Milton Pelcher of Mt. Pleasant; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and other extended family members.

Dominick was preceded in death by his grandpa Keith Mandoka; grandma Darlene Bates; cousins Tim Mandoka and Jeff Colwell; mother-in-law Vivian Pelcher; and sister-in-law Bianca Nieto.

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