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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Mark A. Shelander, 53, of Canfield Hollow Road, Eldred, PA

Mark A. Shelander

loving father, son and brother

ELDRED, Pa. - Mark A. Shelander, 53, of Canfield Hollow Road, passed away unexpectedly in his home on Saturday (Nov. 20, 2021).

Born Sept. 7, 1968, in Bradford, he was a son of Ken and Florence Hoke Shelander. On Sept. 26, 1992, in Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Olean, N.Y., he married Kathleen L. Graves, who passed away on Nov. 20, 2021.

Mr. Shelander was a 1987 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School, and later graduated from Williamsport Community College, with a degree in heating and air conditioning.

Mark was employed by Market Basket Stores, Stroehmann's Bakery in Olean, and for the last 20 years, Frito-Lay Corporation.

Mark had attended St. Raphael's Church in Eldred. He loved being outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowboarding, golfing, gardening and classic cars, as well as making maple syrup. He also greatly enjoyed vacationing with his family and hanging out with his friends.

Surviving are his father, Ken Shelander of Eldred; two daughters, Chelsea Lynn Shelander of Enfield, Conn. and Alyssa Leigh Shelander of Eldred; a brother, Kenny Shelander of Eldred; two nieces, Jordan and Brooke Burdick; a nephew, Travis (Sara) Aderman; as well as several great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence Shelander in 2019; two nephews, Ryan Aderman and D.J. Aderman.

Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eldred United Methodist Church, South Main Street, Eldred. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 24, 2021) with the Fr. Thomas Brown and Vicar Gerry Zimmerman, co-officiating. Burial will be in the St. Raphael Cemetery in Eldred.

Memorials may be made to the Eldred Angel Tree, PO Box 408, Eldred, PA 16731.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Please, everyone, make sure You and Your Loved Ones have a working Carbon Monoxide Detector and Smoke Alarm. Prayers for Mark, Kathy, Their Children, Relatives and Friends.