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NEWBURGH - John L. Shawley III "Sonny" born May 3, 1951, passed aways on Aug. 7, 2015.

He was predeceased by John L. Shawley Jr. and his mother, Jean (Hacker) Shawley; and his brother, Basil Robbins. He is survived by his beloved Barbara Bristow; his daughter, Bobbi Jo, with her children, Tiffany and Joey, and her husband, Rob Sutherland, with his children, Marissa and Alex; his son, Chris and his wife, Jenny, with their children, Seth and Parker, and his son, Noah with his mother, Heidi. His siblings are Jim Shawley with his wife, Lee; Thom Shauless and Priscilla Sibley and her husband, Gary; and several nephews.

He spent 19 years with the Bangor Fire Department. He was a proud carpenter and enjoyed working in his gardens. He spent many enjoyable hours fishing with his brother, Jimmy. His passing has left a huge hole in the lives of his family that will never be replaced.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Sunday, August 16, at 10 a.m. at Eddy Cemetery on Bradley Road. In lieu of flowers, a donation could be made to the Bangor Hope House.
Published on  August 13, 2015
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