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Shane Austin

A Celebration of Life for Shane Austin, 57, of Ogdensburg will be held at the Ogdensburg Dobisky Center at 4:30 pm on Sunday, November 4, 2018.  Mr. Austin died at his home unexpectedly on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home.

Shane was born on May 15, 1961, in Ogdensburg.  He was the son of the late Harry and Elizabeth (King) Austin.  He attended Ogdensburg School.  He had children with Lisa Refici, Barbara Austin and  Mary Pike. He worked mainly as a Taxi Driver until he became disabled. A marriage to Lisa England ended in divorce and a marriage to Barbara Austin would end in separation.  He enjoyed Buffalo Bills Football and NASCAR Racing.  Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and friends.

He is survived by his children; Jesse Austin, Airaca Gagnon, Aubree Austin all of Ogdensburg, Shayne Austin, Kelsey Austin of Gouverneur and Kailyn Austin of Hammond.   He is survived by his companion Debra Dishaw, his sisters; Connie Brais and Michelle Austin of Ogdensburg.  Twenty grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive him.


 He was predeceased by his Brother Leo Austin, his Sister Pamela Austin and Nephews; Alan Harper and Tommy Austin.



Donations in Shane’s memory may be made to the St. Lawrence SPCA 6718 State Route 68 Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

Online Condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com.


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Shane you are gonna be missed u already are.my son text me and told me that u said hello and to come see u sorry to hear this news you will be missed by me you sure was a truly a friend of mine
God bless you you might see my brother chris and my family please tell them in missing them .luv you my friend

Brenda Laplante Oct 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shane Austin

Your baby sister, Michelle Oct 21 2018 12:00 AM

You were and are a good man...One of the best for sure...I wish I could have known you longer...I wish I couldve known you better...The best Father...Brother...and Friend...Ill miss seeing your face around...

Clyde Thomas Jr Oct 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shane Austin

Laurie Robinson Oct 20 2018 12:00 AM

I miss my big brother!! RIP! Love you!!

Michelle Oct 19 2018 12:00 AM

Rip uncle Shane them girls and Shane love u so much ur an amazing guy and I'll always remember the time u let me in when it was ranning and cold but I'll always remember u as uncle Shane and Kelsey kaylin dad miss u bud

Nicholas Amyot Oct 19 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Shane Austin

Lori Lumbard Oct 17 2018 12:00 AM

You will be sadly missed, but happily remembered, KEEP DANCING IN THE SKY MY DEAR OLD FRIEND

Robin Lee Oct 17 2018 12:00 AM

Shane you were an awesome friend and good man! Just know that you are very much loved R.I.P. my dear friend

Gayle Oct 17 2018 12:00 AM

R.I.P. old friend you'll be missed!

Jared Oct 17 2018 12:00 AM

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