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William F. MacMcShane Jr.

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  • "We were so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of..."
    - Alan & Kathy Wagner
  • "God Bless you Mac, I will never forget you..Rocket Rick,..."
    - Richard Royer
  • ""EVERY THING AUTOMOTIVE" I will miss that saying and I..."
    - BOB CY.
  • "Billy - I will cherish fond memories of fun and mischief..."
    - Nancy (Depp) Blackwood
  • "Bill was someone I looked up to as a young man. His shaping..."
    - Rick Scriven


William F. "Mac" McShane Jr., age 66, of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

He was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on July 12, 1948, a son of the late William F. Sr. and Nancy McCarthy McShane.

Mac graduated from Strong Vincent High School, and then went on to serve in the United States Navy Seabees, during the Vietnam War.

He worked as a lift truck mechanic for MH Equipment for over 42 years.

He enjoyed Harley Motorcycles and golfing.

Mac is survived by his wife Bonnie Pusa McShane, whom he was with for over 34 years; four daughters, Lt. Col. Kate (Patrick) Coleman McShane of Texas, Carrie Baker of Florida, Deneane (Martin) Gehrlein of Hanover, Pa., Debbra Morgan of Missouri, four grandchildren, Corie Cheetham, Cord Bartlett, Jesse (Kristen) Gehrlein, and Chad (Emily) Gehrlein; a brother, James ( Christine) McShane; three sisters, Mary Margaret Hammett, Maureen (Scott) Canfield, and Mary Patricia (James) Gombita, and a friend, Bill W. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 W. 26th Street (at Powell Ave.), on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., and are invited to attend a service there on Monday at 11:00 a.m., with Msgr. Kriegel officiating.

Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, with full military honors.

Memorials may be made to the Regional Cancer Center, 2500 W. 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505, or to the VA Medical Center, 135 East 38th Street Blvd., Erie, PA 16504.

Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.

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Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory - West Lake
3801 W. 26th St. Erie, PA 16506
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Aug. 9, 2014
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