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Shawn Wayne Eaton

July 19, 1972 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 49)

Obituary

Newport, NH - Shawn Wayne "Crowbait" Eaton, age 49,  passed away after a period of declining health on March 11, 2022.

He was born on July 19, 1972 in Newport, NH to Larry Eaton and the late Beverly Wirkkala.

Shawn grew up in Sunapee, NH, graduating from Sunapee Middle High School, Class of 1990. He worked at several different trades: a carpenter for Andy Pollari, a machinist for John Wiggins at Micro Precision, did concrete work for Shawn Huff, and worked at Abenaki Lumber, Springfield, NH. He enjoyed boating, fishing, shooting horseshoes, and loved to dance. The most important thing to him was to be around family members. 

Shawn was predeceased by his mother Beverly Wirkkala; his nephew Justin "Buzzy" Brown; paternal grandfather James L. Eaton; grandmother Lauretta Eaton; maternal grandfather Wayno Heino; and Robert and Helen Harrison.

Surviving family members include son, Cameron Eaton; his father, Larry Eaton; sister, Debbie Brown and partner Greg Raffuse; brother, Randy Wright and partner Alice Halleck; sister, Lori Hooper and her husband Robert Hooper; brother, Ricky Eaton and his wife Joyce; brother, Mark Eaton; sister, Kerry Brown and her husband Dana Brown; sister, Kassandra Eaton; Bill and Joe Hancock; nieces, Tamara Croteau and her husband Chris; Natasha Brown and her partner Travis Perry; Kayla Brown and her husband Klay Pike; Ashley Richardson and her husband Cory; and Mandy and her husband Kris Page.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116,  in honor of Shawn's lifelong battle with diabetes.

Following his wishes, no formal services will be held. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

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