Barri E. Shank, 35 died Monday, May 30, 2016 in North Charleston, South Carolina.
He was born October 9, 1980 in Bellaire, Ohio and grew up in St. Clairsville, Ohio. He most recently resided in Bay Village, Ohio.
Barri is survived by his wife of 16 months, Nicole (Ross) Shank; parents, Cynthia (Jagucki) and Edward Shank of St. Clairsville, Ohio; brother, Benjamin (Meghan) Shank of Bay Village, Ohio and grandmother, Josephine Jagucki of St. Clairsville, Ohio. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Edward and Lila (Ainscough) Shank and grandfather, Edward Jagucki.
Barri graduated from St. Clairsville High School in 1999. He earned his Bachelors Degree with a double major in Finance and Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. He worked in the banking industry since graduation and most recently held the title of Director, Debt Capital Markets for PNC Bank in Cleveland, Ohio.
After spending a semester abroad at Bond University in Australia, Barri developed his passion for traveling. He visited numerous countries in five continents, including getting engaged to his wife in Orvieto, Italy and honey-mooning in Santiago, Chile. As a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed golfing and attending Pittsburgh sporting events with friends and family.
Barri was a generous soul, always concerned that those around him were well cared for. He had many interests and talents that he approached with full commitment and contagious enthusiasm.
Family and friends will be received Saturday at 11 am at the East Richland Friends Church, 67885 Friends Church Road, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 for a memorial service to celebrate Barri’s life.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barri’s honor to the Mario Lemieux Foundation. To donate please CLICK HERE, or Nationwide Children’s Hospital. To donate please CLICK HERE, by going to “TMCFunding. com.”
Share your thoughts and memories with Barri’s family at www.beckaltmeyer.com.
Arrangements by the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory 204 West Main Street St. Clairsville, Ohio.