Shirley Jane Fabina


Fabina, Shirley Jane, 91, Johnstown, passed away June 10, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. Born January 7, 1928 to the late Joseph and Bess (Stutzman) Rehn. Preceded in death by husband of 64 years, Louis Fabina; and infant son, Mark Fabina. Survived by children, Lou Ann Bowser and husband David; Robert Fabina and wife Nancy; Rebecca Stevanus and husband Robert Jr.; grandchildren, Abigail Trotz; Lauren Tillman and husband Eric; Tyler Stevanus and wife Samantha; Brandon Stevanus and wife Jaclyn; Brett Fabina; great grandchildren, Ethan Tillman; Elizabella, Aubriella, and Griffen Stevanus; loving sister, Connie Rickabaugh; nephew, Randy Rickabaugh; special friend, Cheryl Weinmann; and beloved cat, Alex. Shirley loved church and the Lord. Family came first and was everything to her. She graduated from Johnstown High School and Cambria Rowe Business College and retired from Penelec. Shirley was an active bowler, sang in the choir, and enjoyed playing cards, especially Rummy. She was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan, enjoyed cooking for her family, and was a very caring and generous person and always willing to help anyone in need. Shirley was the bookkeeper for the family rental business and Judge of Elections for many years in her neighborhood the 21st Ward. Up until this past election Shirley never missed a day of voting. A special thank you to all of Shirley's caregivers, Margie, Cheryl, Laurie, Janet, Gail, and Diane. Family would also like to thank Dr. Salah Aldergash, the staff at the Atrium and Conemaugh Palliative Care Unit. Friends will be received Thursday June 13 from 2-8 p.m. at Hilltop Baptist Church, 1300 Goucher St, Johnstown, where a service will then be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Jack Rupert, officiating. Interment at Grandview Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., "Exclusive Provider of Veterans & Family Memorial Care." Condolences may be made at
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Cheryl A. Weimann
Jun 11, 2019
So many times people say, "Your part of our family now you mean a great deal to us", isn't always true, but I'll tell you this family has given me a GREAT deal of Happiness and really has made me feel like part of a family. I am so thankful to Bobby Fabina and Shirley Fabina especially because of their great generosity and patience just sitting on the porch and sharing great stories. Shirley always had a smile on her face and made me laugh at things she would say. I cannot say enough of this family, except thank you for all the happiness that you have given me and the LOVE I have felt!
Donna Karalfa
Jun 11, 2019
So very sorry for the loss of your mother,a very sweet woman and Iā€™m sure she is happy to be with your father now.Prayers to everyone šŸ™