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Carl "Pete" Shingledecker


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Nov. 28, 1935 — Oct. 18, 2021 (age 85)

YOUNGSTOWN — Carl L. “Pete” Shingledecker, 85, died Monday (Oct. 18) at his home.

Carl was born Nov. 28, 1935, the son of Harold and Anna O’Hara Shingledecker.

He attended South High School, then served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of St. Christine Church and the Knights of Columbus.

He was an avid bike rider and loved to ride his bike at Mill Creek Park, often riding 10 miles a day.

His wife, the former Jean Kennedy, preceded him in death on Feb. 22, 2002.

He is survived by a daughter, Bonnie (Ronald) Dycman of Canfield; a sister, Joan Fajack; nieces Davene, Christine and Colleen (all of Michigan); his companion and best friend, Shirley Gayan; goddaughters Cheryl Cleevely and Kelly Jean Gayan; a granddaughter, Melissa (Ray) Fitzpatrick; and great-grandchildren Alex and Sherry.

Pete’s family would like to thank the Gayan family for all their love and support, Hospice of Valley and his nurse (our angel in blue) Aimie.

Friends may call Friday (Oct. 22) from 4 to 6 p.m. at Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel. Services will be 6 p.m. 

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