Kathleen Shea, 41, of Warren, PA. and formerly of Los Angeles, CA. died Wednesday evening, August 14, 2014 at U.P.M.C. Hamot, Erie, PA. after a 20 year battle with Anorexia. She was born May 23, 1973 in Warren, PA. She is the daughter of John “Toby” and Susan Orbanic Shea of Warren, PA. She was a 1991 graduate of Warren Area High School and earned a Associates Degree at Santa Monica Community College. Kathy had resided in Los Angeles for 19 years where she was employed in retail stores, restaurants and active modeling. She had modeled in the Victoria Secret catalog, was an extra in the movie, “Love is a gun and Hail Caesar.” She loved being with children, especially her nieces and nephews. She had a tremendous sense of humor.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Jennifer Wortman and husband, David of Warren, PA., her brother, Tobin Shea of Los Angeles, CA, 2 Nephews – John and Luke Wortman, 3 Nieces – Megan, Grace and Isabel Wortman, 1 Uncle – Robert Orbanic and wife, Pat all of Warren, PA., 3 Cousins – Martha Jane Davey, Bridget Natale and husband, Matt, Kelly Orbanic.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents – John and Bertha Fill Orbanic, paternal grandparents – William and Eleanor Wycoff Shea, 2 Aunts – Eleanor “Billie” Hartwig and her husband, Ed and Georgianna Shea.
There will be no visitation hours observed but friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA. at 11:00 A.M. with Fr. Richard Toohey, Pastor of St. Joseph R.C. Church and Fr. James Gutting, Pastor of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Community Foundation of Warren County, P.O. Box 691, 213 W. Third Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.