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Eleanor L. Shaw

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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Eleanor L. Shaw died Sunday, April 24, 2005 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington, Vt. She resided on River Street in Hoosick Falls with her husband Samuel E. Shaw.

Eleanor was born in Valley Falls, daughter of the late Everett and Emma (Coonradt) Lohnes. She was educated at Lansingburgh High School and received her registered nurse’s license from Brooklyn Methodist Hospital School of Nursing, Brooklyn. Eleanor enjoyed walking, knitting and was an avid reader.

Survivors other than her husband Samuel include two daughters, Laurie Haney and her husband Beau of Woodstock, Ga., and Pat Coates and her husband Alan of Atlanta; three sisters, Retta Leibensperger of Hoosick Falls, Shirley Gentner of Averill Park and Ruth Winters of South Portland, Maine; also survived by several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by two sisters, Mary Day and Betty Leibensperger, also three brothers, Paul Lohnes, Donald Lohnes and Kenneth Lohnes.

Funeral services will be Thursday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. from the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St. in Hoosick Falls. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Karen McGovern Memorial Fund through the funeral home. This fund is used to help cancer patients in the town of Hoosick area with whatever needs they may have.
Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 26, 2005
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