Shawn Batstone

Shawn Lester Batstone

November 17th, 1971 - April 5th, 2020
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It is with broken hearts that the family of the late Shawn Lester Batstone announces his passing. Shawn passed away at the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte, NL on Sunday, April 5th, 2020 at the age of 48 years.

Predeceased by his father – Lester Batstone; brother – Paul Batstone; grandparents – Selby & Maud Batstone and Samuel & Rita Croucher; brother-in-law – Barry Giles, aunts – Sylvia Starkes and Verna Batstone and uncles – Norman Croucher and Clayton Croucher.

Left to cherish a lifetime of wonderful memories is his wife of 24 years – Marie, Nipper’s Harbour, NL; children – Christopher (Michelle), Fort McMurray, AB and Shane (Brianna), Nipper’s Harbour; three grand-fur babies – Basil, Max and Olivia; mother – Elsie Batstone; parents-in-law – John & Von Johnson; siblings – Elaine Andrews (Rick) and Rodney Batstone; siblings-in-law – Dolores Newbury (Larry), Shannon Johnson (Lori), Ward Johnson (Diane), Hilda Gray (Steve), Tim Johnson (Shelley) and Samantha Fahey (Scott); nephews and nieces – Dylan, Cameron, Ethan, Dean, Jonah, Renee, Nikita, Nick, Lucas, Madison, Marissa and Andrew; very special great nieces and nephews – Charlee Lynn, Lilly, Jacob, Jensen and Blake as well as a large circle of extended family and friends.

Special thanks extended to the Dr. Lotter, nurses and staff of the Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre and to Shawn’s home care worker, Sarah Shea for their loving care during Shawn’s illness.

Due to the COVID-19 Global Pandemic, the Public Health Advisory and associated restrictions, we regret to announce that there will be no Visitation or Funeral Service. Barbara Noble conducted an Immediate Family Graveside Service at Nipper's Harbour United Church Cemetery, Nipper's Harbour, NL on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 at 1:00PM.

As an expression of sympathy, flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in Shawn's memory to Nipper's Harbour United Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Foster Funeral Home, P.O. Box 549, Baie Verte, NL, A0K 1B0.

We encourage extended family and friends to share condolences, memories and/or photos to Shawn's memorial wall, available on our website. All items will be documented and displayed in our personalized guestbook and presented to the Batstone family.

Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Foster Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Baie Verte, NL.

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Holly Payne

Posted at 10:26pm
Marie, Shane, and Chris

We are truly sorry for the loss of your husband Marie, and the loss of your father Shane and Chris. There is little we can say that will ease this pain, but know we are thinking of you at this very difficult time. We wish more then anything we could be with you at this time and give you a big hug. He was a wonderful man and he will surely be missed. Hold onto the memories you have and always remember he’ll be watching over you. He will stay with you forever. We love you.

Rest In Peace Shawn❤️

Cody & Holly

Vanessa Payne

Posted at 10:17pm
To my beautiful friend Marie and your family.
We are so deeply sorry for your loss. I know there is little we can say to console you and ease your pain but know that we are thinking of you all at this difficult time. I hope you all feel the love that surrounds you, now and always.
Hold on the each and every precious previous memory as they will give you comfort in the days ahead.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, hugs.
Vanessa and Bill
Fort McMurray, AB

Glenn Hooper

Posted at 08:14pm
Elsie and Family;
We extend our sincere sympathy to you at this time of sadness in your life. While we have not been in touch very much for awhile we still have great memories of days past. Take care!
Glenn and Joan Hooper, Campbellton

Susan Yeo

Posted at 09:37am
Marie, Chrisptoher and Shane,

We are so sorry for your loss. You have our heartfelt sympathy during this time. We wish we could be there for you and give you a hug. You are in our thoughts and prayers, God will get you through this. May all the beautiful memories you have of a husband and father bring you comfort during this time of grief. Take comfort in knowing he will always be watching over you.

God Bless,

Aunt Agg, Vanessa, Sinead, Susan, Paul and Gerard.
Fort McMurray, AB

Alexia Ward

Posted at 09:03am
Alexia Ward
La Scie

Marie and family : So sorry to hear of Shawn’s passing . May your wonderful memories sustain you in the difficult days ahead .

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