Joyce Ardelle Shaw
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Joyce was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania, March 12, 1931, and died at her home October 31, 2012. She lived in Ontario, California for the last 52 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen J. Shaw. Joyce is survived by her children, Debra Davis (Barry), Allen (Jay) Shaw Jr. (Bonnie), Steven Shaw (Carolyn), her sister Audrey Pritchard, eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Joyce graduated from Barberton High School in Barberton, Ohio in 1943, and worked as a secretary for the Navy Department in Washington, D.C. before marrying and moving to California, where she raised her children and worked as secretary for the family business. Joyce was an active member of The Ontario First United Methodist Church, and was a Charter Member of the Ontario/Upland Lions Club where she had served multiple terms as President and as Secretary, and was awarded the Melvin Jones Award for her dedication and service. She was also active in community service, doing work for charitable organizations. Service will be held at Draper Mortuary, Ontario, CA at 12pm, on Monday, November 19.
Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Nov. 7, 2012