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OBITUARY: Virginia A. Shaw

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Virginia A. Shaw, 91, formerly a resident of Leisure Living Retirement Village, Ft. Littleton, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2012 at Menno Haven Nursing Center, Chambersburg.

Born June 6, 1920 at Worleytown, she was a daughter of the late Ambrose and Bessie (Burkett) Elliott. She was married to Harold B. Shaw on June 12, 1940. Mr. Shaw preceded her in death on March 10, 2001.

Surviving are four children, Eric Shaw of Altadena, Calif., Arvid Shaw of Waterfall and Crystal Powers and Eda Pinkston, both of Altadena; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Shafer of Spring Hill, Kan.

One brother and four sisters preceded her in death.

Mrs. Shaw was of the Protestant faith. During her life she was a homemaker.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 12 at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt St., Hustontown, Pa. with Rev. William Kuhn officiating.

Interment will be made at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, RD, Hustontown.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Thursday.