Age 90, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on November 29, 2019. Born Decemeber 3, 1928, daughter of the late Huey A. and Maude Ora (McCardle) Gillispie. Beloved wife for almost 70 years of the late Thomas Francis Shanahan; loving mother of the late Linda Lee Shanahan; Patricia (Frank) Challinor, Sandra (Al) Pizzuti, Thomas J. (Shelly) Shanahan and Michelle (Jeff) Antantis; cherished grandmother of Jessica Hritz, Jonathan Pizzuti, Melissa Mechtel, Thomas N. Shanahan and Matthew Antantis and step-grandmother of Jacob, Joshua and Jessica Darling; also 12 great grandchildren; sister of the late Huey Gillispie, the late Wanda Lee (the late Walter) Lynch and sister-in-law of Greta Gillispie; also many nieces and nephews. Odessa was a longtime member of Upper St.Clair Alliance Church, and worked as a private duty nurse. She was a wonderful homemaker, she loved her family, and enjoyed cooking and baking. Family and friends received Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333), where a service will be held on Thursday at 11:30 AM. Interment at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Upper St. Clair Christian and Missionary Alliance Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.