Shawn M. Ethier, Sr., 58 of Westhampton Beach, NY passed away unexpectedly at his home from complications of surgery on June 23, 2021. Shawn was born on January 23, 1963. He was the son of the late Joanne Lumis and Peter Ethier.
He is survived by his wife, Jean, his son, US Army Ranger Shawn Jr. and his wife Tiffany, and his younger son, Peter. He also leaves behind his brother, Steven Craig and his sister, Suzy Macdonald.
Shawn joined the Westhampton Beach Fire Department in June 1989 and served as a Lt., Captain, and Assistant Chief and finally Chief Engineer. Shawn served his community for 22 years.
He was President of the Southampton Town Fire Chiefs Council and was involved with the Peconic Town Chiefs Council. He was also President of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club.
Shawn was employed by Mulco Plumbing in Quogue for the past 15 years where he earned the respect of his co-workers as well as all the customers he interacted with.
This great man was taken from was way too soon. He was a great husband, father, brother, uncle and friend to many.
His death is a great loss to family, friends, and the entire community.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Westhampton Beach Fire Department or the Long Island Burn Center.
Services will be held at the Werner-Rothwell Funeral Home, 60 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, NY on Thursday, July 1 from 3-5 and 7-9 PM. The family service will be at 9 AM on Friday, July 2 followed by a procession to the Westhampton Beach Fire Department.
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