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Shawn Eric Kane

January 27, 1966 - October 09, 2021


Obituary For Shawn Eric Kane

Kane, Shawn Eric
Age 55, of Whitehall, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Beloved husband of 33 years to Tia Kane; father of Kathleen Anne "Kat Kat", Stephanie Rose "Peppy", and faithful dachshunds Jack and Kody; devoted son of Gerald and Martha Kane; cherished brother of Delbert, Timothy and Colleen. Also survived by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law and their families. Shawn served in U.S. Marines during Persian Gulf and in the Air Force Reserve as a Master Sergeant. He was active in his community with the Keystone Young Marines and was a longtime member of Bethel Park American Legion Post #760. Shawn worked for Accenture as a system development specialist and was an avid reader and writer. Friends will be received at the John F. Slater Funeral Home, Inc., 412-881-4100, 4201 Brownsville Road, Brentwood 15227, Sunday, October 17 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. There will be no visitation on Monday. Funeral Prayer on Tuesday, October 19 at 9:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Resurrection Parish, St. Thomas More Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies at 2:00 p.m., with full military honors. If desired, family suggests contributions to the Keystone Young Marines, youngmarines.com.

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  • Shawn was a very special person one of the most genuine kindest loyal people anyone could have the pleasure to meet. I have never met any human being with as much integrity as Shawn. I will always have fond memories of times spent with Shawn and his beautiful wife Tia in Hawaii while they were stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station and our visits when I came in to Pittsburgh for work. Shawn will be greatly missed. You couldn't wish for a better friend. My condolences to Tia and his beautiful daughters. Please have solace in knowing that Shawn was loved and respected by all his Marine Corps friends. Semper Fi Shawn rest easy my friend

  • Shawn is a kind soul that always wanted to help. I got to know him through Keystone Young Marines where he molded young girls and boys into confident individuals. Shawn personally touched everyone.

  • May Shawn rest in peace. Our condolences to the Kane family. Your friends, Jean and Chuck Korey.

  • Kane, I will never forget you. I know you will be around us always. Your spirit will remain in the Port forever! I love you buddy! Your laugh will remain in my mind for life. Until we meet again... -MSgt Mangan

  • We will never forget the incredible man that Shawn is. He took such terrific care of his wife and daughters. He Sacrificed his life for his country and for each of us. He was patriotic! He was so thoughtful and very grateful! I will never forget all the beautiful talks we had with him.He was truly a loving, loving Man. I know he's in heaven now, looking down on all of us. He will be a man That we can pray to. All our love and sympathy goes to his wonderful Kane family!