March 12, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013 2:00 PM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Friday, March 15 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Gertrude Ethel Shaw, 80, of North Lewisburg passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Heartland of Marysville.
She was born March 13, 1932 in North Lewisburg, Ohio the daughter of Alton and Ethel (Coder) Watts.
Gertrude was a graduate of Middleburg High School. She retired from Union County after over 25 years of service. Gertrude loved sewing, flowers, gardening, playing cards and Bingo with her friends at Cherry Arbors.
She is survived by her children; Ricky Shaw of Zanesfield, Mary Shaw of Missouri, Don Shaw of Marysville, Ron (Lisa) Shaw of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Paula (Ralph) Wagner of Fremont, Nebraska, Tim Shaw of North Lewisburg; 14 grandchildren, including Russell (Alicia) Ward of Westerville and numerous great grandchildren; brother: Jack (Mary) Watts of Urbana; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as her longtime friend, Maggie Picklesimon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul J. Shaw; daughter Linda Ward, son Robert Shaw, daughter-in-law, Carlene Shaw, sister Ruth Shirk and brother Howard Watts.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Rd, Columbus, OH 43215. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.