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Carl H. Shellgren

July 24, 1947 ~ December 9, 2021 (age 74)


Carl H. Shellgren, 74, of North Huntingdon, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2021, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born July 24, 1947, in Greensburg, son of the late Walter and Victoria (Grazel) Shellgren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Heidi L. Shellgren (2019); and two brothers, Walter and David Shellgren. Carl was a graduate of Norwin High School Class of 1965 and continued his education graduating from Clarion University in 1969, belonging to the Theta XI Fraternity. Prior to his retirement, Carl was employed by Wabtec, formerly Wabco, as a quality assurance agent for more than 30 years. He was an outdoorsman who loved to trap, hunt and fish. He also enjoyed gardening and riding his red tractor. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and a life member of the Herminie No. 2 Gun Club and Boy Scouts No. 257 located in Irwin. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara A. (Trznadel) Shellgren; son, Karl (Carrie) Shellgren, of McKeesport; a brother, Paul Shellgren, of Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Carl will be dearly missed by his family, friends and neighbors. The family would like to thank Excela Hospice for all their love and compassionate care given to Carl. There will be no public visitation per Carl's wishes. Private interment will be held in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., Herminie, 724-446-7251, is in charge of arrangements.  The family requests to make memorial donations to the Herminie No. 2 Gun Club, 219 Cody Road, Herminie, PA 15637, in memory of Carl. To send online condolences, please visit

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