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Father Fabian H. Sheganoski, T.O.R.

Oct. 10, 1938 - May 27, 2018

Father Fabian H. Sheganoski, T.O.R., 79, Saint Bernardine Monastery, Hollidaysburg, died Sunday.

He was born, in Kulpmont, son of the late Henry A. and Jeanne C. (Yeager) Sheganoski.

He entered the Franciscan Community on Sept. 5, 1952, and professed his first vows on June 24, 1957. He was ordained at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C., on June 5, 1965. He ministered in various parishes and schools, which included St. Anthony Church, Johnstown, James Barry-Robinson High School, Norfolk, Va., St. Thomas More Friary, Washington, D.C., where he served as local minister, and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Altoona. He retired to St. Bernardine Monastery in 2006.

He is survived by a sister-in-law, Betty Shegan; a nephew, John Paul Shegan; and by his Franciscan Community.

He was predeceased by his brother, Paul Shegan.

Friends will be received from 4 to 6 p.m. today, May 29, 2018, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Altoona, where a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Committal will follow at the Franciscan Cemetery at St. Bernardine Monastery, Hollidaysburg. Arrangements are by Santella Funeral Home, Altoona.