September 24, 1994 – December 13, 2013
Obituaries » HAVEN S. SHONIO
SHONIO, HAVEN STERLING, 19, of Stowe, died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Jacksonville, Fla., on December 13. She had just completed her first semester at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla., and was en route to Jacksonville Airport to return home for Christmas. She was born Sept. 24, 1994, in Morrisville. She attended Stowe Elementary and Stowe Middle School and graduated from Stowe High School in June. She was the recipient of four scholarships and went on to study English and creative writing at Flagler College. She worked the past several seasons as a hostess at the Cliff House Restaurant at Stowe Mountain Resort. She enjoyed her family, her friends and her pets. She also enjoyed music, travel, the movies, Tom Hanks and going to the beach. She especially enjoyed Old Orchard Beach, Maine, Lake Willoughby in Vermont, and St. Augustine Beach in Florida. She was passionate about reading and writing, and was an avid Red Sox fan, attending many games at Fenway Park. Survivors include her parents, Barry and Penny (Farnsworth) Shonio, of Stowe; a sister, Hannah Shonio, of Stowe; maternal grandparents Gary and Betty (Fielder/Farnsworth) Lacey, of South Burlington; paternal grandparents Marten and Barbara (Magoon) Shonio, of Stowe; aunts, uncles and cousins.