Obituary Notice: Lee B. Shaw
Lee B. Shaw, 88, of Shawville died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at his home.
He was born July 6, 1924 in Surveyor, the son of James and Carrie (Edwards) Shaw.
Mr. Shaw was a graduate of the Clearfield Area High School in the class of 1940.
He was a member of the Shawville United Methodist Church and served on numerous committees.
He was a veteran of the U. S. Army and served during World War II as a Technician Third Grade Staff Sergeant. He was also active in the Civil Air Patrol.
He worked in the mines, railroad, sawmill and Curtiss Wright and after 20 years, he retired from Penelec.
Mr. Shaw enjoyed many hobbies, such as gardening, flowers, hunting and fishing and in his later years, he loved listening to gospel music. He was a devoted family man.
He is survived by three sons and a daughter, Jeffrey Shaw and his wife, Trudy of Clearfield; Steven Shaw and his wife, Beth of Lexington, KY; Daniel Shaw of Indiana; and Melissa Dixon and her fiancé, Rodney of Shawville.
Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Stefanie, Megan, Mindy, Heather, Becky, Callie, Steven and Sara; six great-grandchildren, Elijah, Carrie and Senna Fox and Kylen, Kerstien and Kayleigh Zottola; three brothers and three sisters, Helen Mellott of North Tonawanda, NY;
Keith Shaw and his wife, Jean of Niagara Falls, NY; Dean Shaw of Brookville; Bernice Collins and her husband, Jack of Nicktown; Hugh Shaw and his wife, Judy of Shawville; and Agnes Vanderburgh of Clearfield; a daughter-in-law, Robin Shaw of Indiana; numerous nieces and nephews; former pastor and friend the Rev. Ralph Young and his wife, Debra and his caregiver, Connie Mason who was a great help to him in his later years.
Mr. Shaw was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Althea (Bain) Shaw, whom he married Oct. 2, 1948, and whom died Aug. 25, 1987; two infant grandchildren and two brothers, Guy and Rex Shaw.
Honoring Mr. Shaw’s wishes there will be no public viewing or visitation. A memorial service celebrating his life will be announced later for the public.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Shawville United Methodist Church, Box 162, Shawville, PA 16873.
To send online tributes, please goes to www.bennettandhouser.com or www.mem.com.