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Elizabeth A. Shaw

Elizabeth A. Shaw, 77, of Lafayette, passed away at 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at IU Health Arnett Hospital. Born January 30, 1937 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Veronica (Rock) Riley. She was a graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School.

Elizabeth married John E. Shaw on February 8, 1958 and he survives. She was the comptroller for Bob Rohrman Automotive for 26 years. A member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, she also volunteered in the kitchen. She enjoyed gardening, had traveled all over the world and loved walking on the beach in Naples, FL.

Surviving with her husband are their two children, Tara Hooper (husband, Billy) and Marc Shaw, and a sister, Mary Maxson all of Lafayette. Also surviving is a granddaughter, Amy Elizabeth Powell of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara St. John.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 7, 2014 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Father Stephen Duquaine officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

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Published in the Journal & Courier on Aug. 5, 2014
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