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Melvin M. Shaw

September 26, 2012
Salem News

NEW WATERFORD - Melvin M. Shaw, 61, died suddenly at his home.

Mr. Shaw was born Feb. 3, 1951 in Salem, a son of the late Orval (Pete) and Helen Hasness Shaw and had lived in this area all of his life.

Mr. Shaw had worked for Grief Brothers in Darlington, Pa. He was also a real estate agent and an auctioneer. At one time he was a truck driver for Fed Ex and most recently was a salesman for Ron's Cars and Carts of New Waterford.

He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in East Palestine.

He is survived by his three sons, Michael C. (Lisa) Shaw, David R. (Fran) Shaw and Matthew L. (Danielle) Shaw, all of New Waterford; two sisters, Darlene (Craig) Mulpas of Centerburg and Roberta (Raymond) Zeitler of Mesa, Ariz.; his former spouse Mary Ellen (Sugar) Shaw of New Waterford; and two grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, East Palestine with the Rev. Stephen Wassie officiating. Friends will be received following the mass at the church. Burial will be in Salem Memorial Cemetery, Waterford Road,New Waterford.

Funeral arrangements were made by the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine.

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