Peter C. ShalapinJune 12, 1942 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 78)
Peter C. “Pete” Shalapin, age 78, of Belleville, IL, born on June 12, 1942 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond Heights, MO.
Pete was a graduate of Assumption High School, East St. Louis, IL. He was the owner of Fairview Appliance Service for over 35 years, and later retired from the St. Clair County Housing Authority. Pete was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force. He was known for his big heart, generosity, and mostly, his cooking. You never left without eating, whether you wanted to or not.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Mary, nee Evansco Shalapin, and his sister, Rosemary Rengers.
Pete is survived by his children, Brian Shalapin, Jackie (Jeff) Procasky, and Adam (Meghan) Shalapin; his grandchildren, TSgt Jacob (Taylor) Procasky, Senior Airman Joseph Procasky, Jillian Procasky, Hannah Shalapin, and Hayden Shalapin; and his siblings, Sr. Joan Shalapin, ASC, Kathy Simons, and Phyllis (Terry) Johns. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Memorials may be made to Heartlinks Grief Program of Family Hospice or the American Diabetes Association.
Per Pete’s wishes, a celebration of life will be held at a later date at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.