Sean McAvan

Obituary of Sean P. McAvan

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Sean Patrick McAvan, 45, passed away suddenly in his home on March 8, 2024.

Sean was born on May 20, 1978, in Syracuse, NY to Jerry and Claudia McAvan. He was a well-known bar owner of McAvan’s Pub on Tipperary Hill in Syracuse. A proud graduate of West Genesee High School, Sean furthered his education at Onondaga Community College. His career was marked by dedication and excellence; he worked for the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities as a Sergeant in the Safety and Security Office. Sean was the life of every party. He knew songs from every genre and the words to every song! Being around Sean meant that you were guaranteed to have a great time! Sean was a dedicated father who coached Pop Warner football, Peewee and Modified wrestling and never missed an opportunity to be on the sideline cheering on his boys. He was a loving husband; married to his beloved wife Heather for 19 years. Sean wore his heart on his sleeve and would take the shirt off his back for anyone. He touched the lives of so many people and will be terribly missed by all.

Predeceased by his parents, Sean’s legacy is carried on by his loving wife Heather (Fenner) McAvan; his children Chandler McAvan, Colin McAvan, Hayley Champlin (Matthew), Shawn Hand Jr. He was known as Papa to his grandchildren Liliana, Mia, Fitzgerald, Finley, and Killian. He also leaves behind his sister Colleen McAvan Klei, brother Brian McAvan and several nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be held on Thursday March 14th from 3-6pm at Edward J Ryan Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday March 15th at 10am at St. Patrick’s Church 216 N Lowell Ave. We invite you to celebrate his life immediately following the church services at McAvan’s Pub.

In lieu of flowers, we are asking for donations in Sean’s name to the Golisano Children’s Hospital

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Calling Hours

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Edward J Ryan & Son Funeral Home
3180 Bellevue Avenue
Syracuse, New York, United States
(315) 468-3443

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Friday, March 15, 2024
St. Patrick's Church
216 N. Lowell Ave.
Syracuse, New York, United States
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1978 - 2024

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