Shawn P. Herman, 47 of Toms River , passed away at his home, Thursday, August 21. Shawn was a Field Service Engineer with Carl Zeiss, SMT, Inc., of Peabody MA . He was a 1979 graduate of Toms River High School North and attended Union Technical Institute of Neptune. Born in Denver , Colorado , he was a life long resident of the shore area. He is survived by: His parents: Margaret (Peggy) and John Herman – Toms River Sister: Erin K. Herman – Toms River Aunt: Maureen Wilk and her husband Rick Wilk – Hillsboro , NJ Uncle: Vince Whalen and his wife Linda Whalen – Bridgeton , NJ Aunt: Elizabeth Machuski – Williamsport , PA Also survived by many cousins and extended family Family and friends are invited to celebrate Shawn’s life with his family on Saturday, August 30 from 12:00 till service time at 2:00pm . In lieu of flowers, donations to the Destiny Community Food Pantry, 236 Brick Blvd. , Brick , NJ 08723 in his memory would be appreciated.