Obituary of Michael E. Shivetts
Michael E. Shivetts, 97, of Latrobe, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 27, 2019 at his home. He was born May 7, 1921 in Whitney, a son of the late Michael and Mary (Nulas) Shivetts.
Michael served with the United States Marine Corp in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II. He participated in action at Tarawa, Saipan and Okinawa. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the Latrobe Steel Co. for over 30 years and also at the Latronics Corp. for ten years. He was a member of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Latrobe. He was also a member of the Thomas B. Anderson American Legion Post 515, Paul Lizza VFW Post 3414, Frontier Club, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Latrobe Lodge 907. He was an avid walker and loved to play golf, especially with his buddies at Glengarry Golf Course. He played his final round last week.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jacquelyn (Leonhardt) Shivetts in 1978; a son, Thomas M. Shivetts on Nov. 24, 2018; eight siblings: John, Joseph, George and Thomas Shivetts, Ann Meholic, Agnes Jager, Frances McCreery, and infant Paul Shivetts.
He is survived by his son, Mark Shivetts and his wife Karen, a daughter-in-law, Deborah Shivetts, four grandchildren: Danica (Kyle), Michael (Courtney), Kevin, and Matthew (Stephanie) Shivetts; four great grandchildren: Kellen, Madelyn, Mason, and Madison Shivetts; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc., 1500 Ligonier Street, Latrobe. Funeral liturgy will be held Thursday at 10 AM in the funeral home chapel with the Very Rev. Daniel C. Mahoney, VF presiding. Interment with full military honors accorded by the VFW Post 33 Honor Guard will follow in Unity Cemetery.
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