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1944 Sandra 2016

Sandra Farina

February 12, 1944 — April 14, 2016

Sandra Faye (Shilling) Farina , 72, of Greensburg, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, in the St. Anne Home. She was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Wichita Falls, Texas, a daughter of the late Curtis and Juanita Mills Shilling. Sandra was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at California University of Pennsylvania and loved being a nurse and working with her colleagues at Latrobe Hospital. She also had worked for a time at Monsour Medical Center. She was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of Grace and also was active with the St. Vincent DePaul Society. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant brother, Carson Shilling. She is survived by her husband, Frank L. Farina, whom she married Sept. 6, 1964; three children, Lisa (William) Feathers, of Mars, Frank (Susan) Farina, of Monroeville, and Karrie (David) Holt, of Seven Valleys; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Emily and Benjamin Farina, Rachel and Daniel Feathers and Allison and Jacob Holt; three sisters, Oletha (Tony) Palazzola, Rebecca (Lacey) Bethel and Regina (Kenneth) Almond, all of Roanoke, Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Sandra from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. Parting prayers will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Grace Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Anne Home, 685 Angela Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601 or ALS Association, Western PA Chapter 416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale, PA 15209. Sandra's family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences or for directions, please visit us at, Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.

Charitable donations may be made to:

ALS Association, Western PA Chapter
416 Lincoln Ave., Millvale PA 15209

St. Anne Home
685 Angela Drive, Greensburg PA 15601
Tel: 1-724-837-6070

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