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Shawn M. Rehberg

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

5d376eecec790-cv1Shawn M. “Fluff” Rehberg, 36, of Oil City, passed away at his home on Monday evening, July 22, 2019.

He was born in Oil City on July 12, 1983, to Michael S. Rehberg and Nancy L. (Neely) Rehberg.

Shawn was a 2001 graduate of Cranberry High School. He then attended Mercyhurst University in Erie and earned a degree in hotel and restaurant management/golf clubhouse management; and a master’s degree in business management.

He was a member of the Oil City Pulaski Club and VFW Post 464, and a former member of the Eagles Club. He was of the catholic faith.

Shawn enjoyed golfing, bowling, spending time with his nieces and nephew, hunting, and grilling and smoking meats. He also enjoyed his work very much. Shawn was employed as a background investigator for C.A.C.I., and was also a bartender at the Pulaski Club.

He is survived by his father and step-mother, Michael and Richelle Rehberg of Oil City; his mother, Nancy Rehberg of Oil City; his siblings: Nichole Rehberg and her fiancé Jason Reed, and Kaylee, Andrew, and Grace Rehberg, all of Oil City; and his nieces and nephew: Brooklyn, Cole, and Charlotte “Charlie” Reed. Also surviving are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, including his close friends, Mike Fletcher, Chuck Gaw, John “Wimp” Wolbert, Keith “Bear” Whitling, and Jodi McGinty.

Shawn was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John “Sharkey” and Irene Rehberg; his maternal grandparents, Clair and Edith Neely; an uncle, Dave Neely; and a cousin, Jared Felmlee.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Hile-Best Funeral Home, 2781 Rte. 257 in Seneca, Cranberry Township. Additional visitation will be held in the funeral home on Friday, July 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., where the funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with Father John Malthaner, officiating. Interment will be in Brandon Cemetery in Cranberry.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VARHA Equine Therapeutic Center, 150 Wagner Drive, Franklin, PA 16323; or the Venango County Humane Society, 286 S. Main St., Seneca, PA 16346.

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