Obituaries 2-5-16

Audrey Garbe
Audrey G. Garbe, 85, of Emsworth, wife of the late Henry E. Garbe Jr., died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Mrs. Garbe was a longtime member of St. James Lutheran Church in Emsworth and a member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by four children, Edward R. Garbe, Grace M. Garbe, Shirley A. Logan and her husband Ernest and Glenn J. Garbe; her sister, Virginia Connor and her husband Sonny; her granddaughter, Melissa Castner; and two great-grandchildren, Miranda and Mason Castner. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Sandra Garbe.
Friends were received at the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Avalon, where services were held on Saturday.

Lawrence Shevlin
Lawrence "Larry" Shevlin, 67, of Emsworth, husband of the late Mary Ellen Shevlin, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2016.
Mr. Shevlin had worked as a nurse at Woodville, Mayview and Dixmont state hospitals.
He is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews and a great-great-grandnephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert P. and Mary Shevlin; and two siblings, Robert and Judith Shevlin.
A funeral mass was held in Sacred Heart Church in Emsworth on Saturday. Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Hospice, 146 Neely School Rd., Wexford, PA 15090.

Charles Halligan
Charles T. "Tom" Halligan, husband of the late Margaret Mary Parker Halligan, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Mr. Halligan was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
He is survived by nine children, Christine A. Grisham and her husband Mark of Texas, David T. Halligan and his wife Rikha, William J. Halligan, Cynthia A. Halligan, Leslie A. Ernst and her husband Christopher of New York, Bethany A. Prior and her husband Francis of Texas, Thomas W. Halligan and his wife Carol of Virginia, Gregory A. Halligan and his wife Kathy and Patricia A. Halligan; his sister, Mary Gertrude Combs and her husband Red; 14 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two siblings, Anne Margaret "Snooks" Hanahan and Thomas W. "Bill" Halligan; and two grandchildren.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in the Church of the Assumption on Monday. Burial was in North Side Catholic Cemetery.

Tommy Dush
Tommy Dush died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.
He is survived by his wife, Thomasina Dush; two siblings, James Dush and his wife Gwen and Sandy Butchko and her husband Jim; and two nieces, Amanda and Jayme. He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Margaret Dush; and his nephew-in-law, Andrew.
Friends were received at Thomas P. Kunsak Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in Risen Lord Church on Tuesday.

Domenick Schepis
Domenick P.J. "Dom" Schepis died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.
Mr. Schepis was a huckster in Sharpsburg and Etna and he worked at the Pittsburgh Zoo, where he was in charge of concessions. In 1977, he opened Dari Villa restaurant in Bellevue.
He is survived by his wife, Regina "Jean" Wespy Rindfuss-Schepis; four children, Joe Andrews, Virginia Rizzo and her husband Tom, Domenick Schepis and his wife Sherry and Theresa Barbera; four stepchildren, James and Barbara Rindfuss, Thomas and Janice Rindfuss; his brother, Peter Schepis and his wife Caroline; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at O'Brien Funeral Home, North Side. A funeral mass was held in St. Cyril of Alexandria Church on Wednesday. Burial was in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Frank A. “Mike” Alston
Frank A. Alston, 77, died Jan. 29, 2016.
Mr. Alston had Aspberger’s Syndrome. Heattended Adrian College and graduated from Penn Technical Institute He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He worked at Westinghouse. He was interested in Science Fiction, amateur radio, and electronics He operated the sound system for the worship services atGreenstone United Methodist Church for nearly 40 years. He was a member and past president of the Masons (Bellevue and Avalon).
He was predeceased by his parents, Frank G. and Marcia B. Alston, and by his sister Patricia A Bisland. He is survived by two nieces, Cynthia B. Kinney and Marcia B. Fischer.
Service and interment are private.