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Gordon Shaw 1922 - 2009 BENNINGTON, VT Mr. Gordon Shaw, age 87, a former resident of Roaring Branch Road in Sunderland, Vt., and more recently of Bennington died on Wednesday evening, June 10, at the Rivers Edge Community Care home in Bennington. He was born in Adams, on Jan. 15, 1922. He was the son of Henry and Flora Nichols Shaw. Gordon received his education in Daytona Beach, Fla. A devoted father, involved in the lives of his children as they were growing up. Gordon had been employed in radio and television broadcasting as an engineer. For many years he was very active teaching swimming to children through his volunteer work with the American Red Cross. His hobbies included electronics, scuba diving, travel, and amateur radio operation. He was a long time member of the American Red Cross. He leaves two sons, Stewart Shaw and Duncan Shaw, both of the Bronx, N.Y.; and his daughter, Jeannie Shaw of Teaneck, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Jessica and Chad, both of North Carolina. FUNERAL NOTICE: At Mr. Shaw's request, services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross through the MAHAR AND SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201. Guestbook condolences may be made to at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 15, 2009
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