February 3, 1932 ~ September 29, 2006
Rev. Francis L. Shigo, Divine Word Missionary, died peacefully at the age of 74 in Torrance, CA, September 29, 2006. Son of Joseph and Anna Kovach-Shigo from Coaldale, PA, he is survived by brother, Joseph of Toms River, NJ, and sister Rita of Coaldale, PA. He was preceded in death by brothers, William and Robert and sister Mary Louise Shigo. He was the fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, and a devoted friend of many. He served as Divine Word Missionary Priest for 46 years in Los Angeles, a Teacher at Verbum Dei High School, Provincial USW, and a Hospital Chaplain at Little Company of Mary San Pedro Community. A Memorial Scholarship in his name is set up at Verbum Dei High School, South Central, Los Angeles.
Vigil services will be held on Monday October 2, 2006 at 7:30PM. with visitation one hour before vigil and Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at 10:30 AM. all at Church of Beatitudes of Our Lord, La Mirada, CA,. Burial from St. Cyril & Methodias Church in Coaldale, PA.
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