Stannard, 38, passed away unexpectedly at home Monday July 3, 2017
following a courageous battle with a rare blood disorder. Shawn was
born in Albany and lived his entire life in the Ravena, Coeymans,
Selkirk area. He was a 1996 graduate from the R-C-S High School. He
worked at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Shawn’s whole life was
dedicated to his family especially his son, Shea. They both loved
watching, playing and talking about sports, especially hockey and
baseball. Shawn coached both hockey and baseballs teams for Shea.
Shawn valued and enjoyed every minute he spent with his son and
wife. Shawn also enjoyed photography especially taking pictures of
his family and sporting events.
include his wife, Lindsay M. Humphreys Stannard; son, Shea T.
Stannard; father, Thomas G. Koster; grandmother, Anna Coumbes;
step-siblings, Lisa Martin, Danielle Rawls, and Thomas Koster;
aunts, Debbie Arnold and Anne Marie Ferriero; uncle, Harry Stannard
III; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews. Shawn was predeceased
by his mother, Dawn Koster; grandfather, Harry Stannard Jr; and
step-brother, Ken Koster.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena, on Friday,
July 7th, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm and on Saturday July 8th, from 9 to 10
am. Funeral services will be held 10 am Saturday July 8th, after
the calling hour. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery,
Coeymans. The family would like you to consider, in lieu of flowers,
a donation in memory of Shawn to an educational fund for his son,
Shea. If you wish to do so, funds can be sent to the
Shea Stannard Educational Fund, at Cap Com FCU, 4 Winners Circle,
Albany, NY 12205.