Shawn M. Angell

Alpharetta, GA / Hornell, NY

Shawn M. Angell – 46 – of Alpharetta, GA, formerly of Hornell died Thursday (November 23, 2023) at the Wellstar North Fulton Hospital, following a brief illness.

Born in Hornell on April 29, 1977, he was the son of Richard “Rick” & Debra “Debi” (Towner) Angell.

Shawn grew up in Hornell and attended Hornell High School until transferring to Haverling High School in Bath during his sophomore year. While in high school (both Hornell and Bath) he excelled in sports, especially football, swimming & baseball. He set several high school swimming records while swimming with the Haverling Rams and was elected into the Haverling Rams High School Hall of Fame.

Following high school, Shawn earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach SC. He served his internship and was employed for several years at Disney World in Orlando, FL.

Moving to Georgia over 20 years ago, Shawn resided in the Roswell / Alpharetta areas and served as Regional Sales Manager for Benco Dental Supply Company.

As an avid sports fan and loving father & family man, Shawn enjoyed coaching his children in youth football, youth softball and youth baseball. He loved rooting for the Buffalo Bills (NFL) and the Atlanta Braves (MLB) and also enjoyed “hoisting a few” with his many friends.

Shawn loved to travel — especially to New York City and to Disney World. His favorite time of the year was the Christmas Season and he would spend countless hours baking homemade Christmas Cookies using a old family recipe.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Debra “Debi” Angell (died September 14, 2020); his paternal grandparents, DeForest & Catherine Angell; maternal grandmother, Mary Towner.

Surviving are his daughter, Isabella “Bella” Angell; his son, Watson “Watts” Angell; his father, Richard “Rick” Angell of Hornell; his sister, Kristie (Brian) Babcock of Hornell; his maternal grandfather, Vernon “Red” Towner of Avoca; 2 nephews, hunter Babcock and Christian Babcock; along with several aunts, uncles & cousins.

The family of Shawn M. Angell will receive friends on Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY. A Memorial Service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2:00 PM with Rev. Tyrone Hall officiating.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Shawn’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the Hornell Humane Society, 7649 Industrial Park Road, Hornell, NY 14843.

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6 Responses to “Shawn M. Angell”

  1. Judy Notz says:

    Shawn was a wonderful man loved his children and family and was a friend to many , my thoughts and prayers are with his children and family and he will be missed . RIP Shawn

  2. Kathy Ellis says:

    Rest in peace, you are already missed and forever loved
    I just posted this on Facebook
    Live every moment making it count.
    We don’t know when it will be our last.
    But oh the Joy it will be to see
    Our Precious
    Lord’s Face and to Feel His Everlasting Hug and Love
    Shawn would want
    Us to carry on laughing and loving and remembering Him with a smile in our hearts
    Love Kathy aka Aunt Jen Jen

  3. Judy Nixon says:

    Shawn was a good soul. He loved his family deeply. He will be missed by many. My deep condolences to his father Rick and sister Christy, also his wife and children. RIP Shawn.

  4. Nicholas Cartella says:

    Shawn was an absolutely fantastic cousin. I didn’t see him much when after he moved south but when he did make the trip back to New York, I know he made everyone feel like he came back just for them. Coming back, he loved getting pizza and wings as well as subs from Andy’s sub shop! He also loved going to Darien Lake and camping. My favorite memory? I always loved swimming at Aunt Debi’s getting thrown into the pool. Yes, I was much smaller but even after I got bigger I always looked up to him. Talk about too soon. Love ya man.

  5. Veronica “Ronnie”Smith says:

    Oh Shawn how I will miss you and our talks I’ve known you since you started with Benco! Always a office fav and I’m so glad we was friends beyond dental.. rest in power until we meet again friend…. Love you always Ronnie

  6. Shawn Hogan says:

    My most sincere condolences to The Angell family. What a tragic loss. My prayers for all.

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