September 22, 1967 – June 18, 2015
Shanahan, Joseph P.
Age 47 unexpectedly, on Thursday, June 18, 2015, of Whitehall.
Beloved husband of 25 years to Kimberly (Heenan) Shanahan; loving father of Jonathan (Sofia) Shanahan, Ashley, Alyssa and Justin Shanahan; soon to be grumpa of Baby Shanahan; dedicated son of Robert E. and the late Tess Shanahan; incredible brother of Mary Jo Shanahan, Jack (Chris) Shanahan, Gary Shanahan, Barb (Dan) Riley, Tom(Cheryl) Shanahan, the late Bob “Ziggy” and Jim “Shamus”. amazing son-in-law of Larry and Judi Heenan; special brother-in-law of Kevin (Lori) Heenan, Keith (Amy) Heenan and Kregg (Katie) Heenan; fun loving uncle of Lauren, Sara, Katie, Adam, Meghan, Jimmy, Tommy, Kelsey, Nico, Matthew and Gino. V.P. of Shanahan Transportation Systems, Inc. Joe’s exceptional strength and inspirational attitude enabled him and all around him to see all the best in life. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. A special thanks to D.J., Brenda, Brooke, Jake and Josh Puharic for their unwavering strength and support during this tragic event. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227, Monday,1-4 & 6-8 pm and Tuesday 1-4 & 6-8 pm. Funeral Prayer on Wednesday morning at 10 am. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gabriel of The Sorrowful Virgin Church at 11 am. In lieu of flowers or Miller Lite, family suggests contributions to the Chimbote Foundation c/o 111 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.