Shawn M. Garrison, 43, Croghan

CROGHAN, NY – Shawn M. Garrison, 43, died on Friday morning, June 14, 2019, at Lewis County General Hospital after becoming ill at home.

Born Oct. 23, 1975, in Lowville the son of the Maynard A. West and Janet J. Flint, he attended Lowville Academy and Central School.

Mr. Garrison has held various jobs in the area and working at Mountain Community Home, Fort Drum as head of maintenance on call, and most recently for Delta Flooring in Boonville as a lumber grader and band saw operator.

He married Kelly M. Genito on Aug. 9, 2014, at Black Pond with Thomas Osborne, Jr. officiating. The couple made their home on the Erie Canal Road where Shawn just finished remolding their home.

Shawn was a motorhead he enjoyed rebuilding and riding motorcycles, an avid outdoorsman who like to hunt and fish. Shawn loved spending time with his family.

Surviving are his wife, Kelly, his children, Zackary M. Garrison; Nichole L. Garrison; a step daughter, Candace L. Genito; Devin M. and Harley Quinn Garrison; two grandchildren, Bentley Parker Garrison and Kyanna Julia Maria Michelson; two brothers, Maynard A. West, Jr. and Christopher (Cher) Garrison; his sisters, Cynthia Stone and Michelle Kirch; and Kathy (Dudley) Rombough and families; his mother, Janet Moody, his father and mother-in-law, Gary and Sherry Genito and their families; and his cousins.

He was predeceased by his father, Maynard “Klondyke” West, and his very good friend and brother-in-law, Gary D. Genito, Jr.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Sundquist Funeral Home. Burial will be in Beaches Bridge Cemetery.

Calling hours for family and friends will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at the funeral home.

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