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Shane Michael Synan

February 24, 1973 January 17, 2018
Shane Michael Synan
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DURHAM: Shane Michael Synan, 44, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Durham, the son of the surviving Owen William Synan and Ingrid Soltes Synan. In addition to his parents, Mr. Synan is survived by his wife, Kim Synan; daughter, Kiyah-Lynn Synan; son, Kale Michael Synan; and brother, Timothy Synan (Lorna).

Shane was born February 24, 1973, he was raised in North Durham, attended Northern High School and furthered his education at North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount, NC. He received his Bachelors Degree and chose to work in the Food and Beverage Industry. He worked as staff and management at several country clubs including Treyburn, Belmont, Brier Creek. He finished his career working at Trali Irish Pub in Brier Creek. He played soccer at schools he attended, in a travel league, and enjoyed golfing through his youth and adulthood. He continued his love for soccer by volunteering his time with Hillandale Sports Association as a coach, board member, and head of field maintinance. He also coached for Northern High School JV Girls soccer and Triangle United Soccer Association. He was a loving father, good husband and friend. He had a gift of making all he came into contact with feel like family.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, January 21st at Mt. Sylvan United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Bowden and Rev. Kathie Wilkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will visit with friends following the burial in the church fellowship hall for a light reception.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in honor of Shane to, all money donated goes directly to Duke Cancer Center.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 1/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mt Sylvan United Methodist Church

5731 North Roxboro Road
Durham, NC 27712

Mt Sylvan United Methodist Church
5731 North Roxboro Road Durham 27712 NC
United States

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Mt Sylvan United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

5731 North Roxboro Road
Durham, NC 27712

5731 North Roxboro Road Durham 27712 NC
United States

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