He was predeceased by his maternal and paternal grandparents.
His funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, with full military honors in the chapel of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Road, Ilion, Town of Frankfort, with his longtime friend, Pastor Jason Thompson, of the Grapeville Baptist Church, Climax, officiating.
Interment will take place at the convenience of the family.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at the Enea Family Funeral Home. Members of the Ilion Elks Lodge are asked to gather at the funeral home for the Memorial Ritual at 6:30 p.m.
The family has asked to kindly consider donations, in Shawn’s memory, to the American Heart Association, 120 Lomond Court, Utica NY 13502. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be given by visiting www.eneafamily.com.
The family is being cared for by Scott J. Pizer and Harry J. Enea Jr., Funeral Directors for the Enea Family Funeral Homes of the Mohawk Valley.