With heavy hearts but lasting memories the Pittman/Perih family announces the passing of Shawn Pittman on Thursday, November 12th, 2015 at the HSC in Winnipeg, MB. His joyful spirit and compassionate nature lives on in all of us. He will be forever in our hearts.
Shawn was born December 16, 1961 to Silas and Bertha in Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, where he grew up and was the youngest of 3 siblings.
In 1984 he made a permanent move to Thompson, MB calling it home. It was there he developed a passion for welding, making it his career.
He deeply valued his strong family ties and throughout the years built many meaningful, long lasting friendships.
Shawn leaves to mourn his loving wife Sandra Perih (nee Roney), children Jason Perih (Alison Webber) of Wawanesa, Jen Perih (Josh Marshall) of Brandon, grandchildren Adin Sy & Jaxson, sisters Viola Young (Morris) and Josephine Pittman (Max Upwards) all of Rocky Harbour Newfoundland, brother-in-law Al Roney (Cheryl) of Winnipeg, nieces, nephews and numerous extended family. He was predeceased by his father Silas, mother Bertha, stepfather Lloyd Payne, father-in-law Barry Roney and mother-in-law Connie Roney.
A private family service will take place date in the Willmor Chapel, Glenboro MB, on Friday, November 27, 2015 with Rev. Margret Kristjansson officiating. Interment to follow in the Wawanesa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shawn's memory to your local Humane Society or a charity of your choice.