Name     Shawn Michael Higgins
      February 21, 1960 - August 21, 2019
Service Information     Tuesday, August 27
7:30 PM
Interment Information    
Visitation     Tuesday, August 27
4:00-8:00 PM

Memorial Donations     MSPCA-Angell - Kindness and Care for Animals
350 South Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 522-7400


Shawn Michael Higgins of Sterling, MA passed away at the age of 59 on August 21st surrounded by his family at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge. He was born on February 21st 1960 to Richard Joseph Higgins Sr. and Mary McMahon Higgins in Boston, MA.

Shawn was an employee of Harvard University for over 30 years, as well as a devoted steward of the union. He loved motorcycles, especially his Harley. He enjoyed spending time with his family, and having his daughters and grandchildren spend time on the lake with him. He loved to travel and even rode his motorcycle across the country. He had two beloved cats, Jerry and Sadie. He was full of life, and lived every day to the fullest.
He is survived by his wife, Regina Higgins, daughters; Amanda Blaquiere and Sabrina Wheeler, grandchildren; Alexandria, Tristen, Ethan, Isabelle, and Ava, his siblings; William, Eleanor, Stephen, Brian, Mary Lou, and Adele as well as many nieces and nephews. He will be joining his parents, as well his brothers Kevin and Richard in Eternal Life.

"It's better to be Feared than Respected." - Shawn Higgins

In lieu of flowers please make donations in his memory to https://www.mspca
Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Donovan-Aufiero Funeral Home, 140 Otis Street, Cambridge Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 PM with a Funeral Service to be held at 7:30 PM on Tuesday.