Brian P Gisewhite
Brian P. Gisewhite, 39, of Centerville passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at 7:30 PM at UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh after a brief illness.
Brian was born on August 8, 1980 in Meadville to Ellie Pongratz and Michael Shevitz. He married Shasta Manross on September 28, 2002.
He was a graduate of Meadville High School, class of 1998.
Brian worked at Walmart, Advantage Sales and Marketing, and was last employed at Frito-Lay in Meadville.
He was a volunteer for Maplewood PTO for 10 years, and was on the Penncrest School Board for the past year.
Brian was a family man and volunteered many hours of his time for his children.
He is survived by his wife Shasta of Centerville; two children, Sebastian and Charisma both of Centerville; his mother Ellie Pongratz and companion Gary Fields of Maryland, and his father Michael Shevitz and wife Suzi of Franklin; three brothers, Jack Pongratz of Meadville, Capt. Jacob Shevitz and wife Debbie of Fort Bragg, NC, and Cpl. Quentin Shevitz and wife Samantha of Franklin; a sister Beth Pongratz of Meadville; his mother in law Gloria Manross of Titusville and father in law Dan Manross and companion Roberta Janson of Titusville; a sister in law Shelby Cancilla and husband Joe of Waterford; and several nieces and nephews.
Brian was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Merle and Elizabeth Gisewhite; paternal grandparents, Walter Shevitz and Helen Myers; and his step maternal grandparents, Donald and Elaine Jacoby.
Family and friends may call at the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home Inc. 303 N. Washington St. Titusville on Sunday, from 2 to 5 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at 5 PM.
Memorial contributions can be made to the funeral home on behalf of the family at 303 N. Washington St. Titusville, or on Brian's tribute page at
Published on November 14, 2019


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Timothy M Daly, Sr.
Nov 16, 2019
Condolences go out to all family members. Brian, you were a good guy.
Charles & Theresa Tatters
Nov 15, 2019
Sending prayers to your family in this shocking time.
Daniel Gisewhite
Nov 15, 2019
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John Caldwell
Nov 15, 2019
Thoughts and prayers for the entire family.
Mary Schwartzbauer
Nov 14, 2019
I still can't wrap my head around this...I will miss your smile and your laugh, and your big heart! Shasta, you and the kids will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Nov 14, 2019
Brian, I have fond memories of you at Walmart when we were young. My condolences to Shasta and your family.