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Seymour L. Shaw

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Shaw, Seymour L.

Seymour L. Shaw, 94, of Mansfield, PA, passed away March 3, 2014 at home. He was born February 16, 1920 in Mansfield, the son of Walter & Edna Lewis Shaw. Seymour is a U.S. Army retiree with 22 years service. He also retired from Westinghouse, was a U.S. Postal Service substitute carrier and worked at Chamberlain Bus Service. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield & American Legion Post 0945. Seymour is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Marie Draxler; 3 daughters, Karen Burris of Covington, PA, Maureen Shaw of Bloomsburg, PA, Jennifer Kinsey of Mainesburg, PA; 2 sons, John Shaw of Madison, AL, Michael Shaw of Forksville, PA; 9 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Gertrude Finch Shaw; and sisters, Laura Tooker & Ada Vallet. Friends are invited to call at the Gary Wilston Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 130 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA on Friday 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Mainesburg United Methodist Church with Rev. William Vallet & Rev. Michelle Bodle officiating. Burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Seymour's memory may be made to the Mainesburg United Methodist Church, 100 Smith Park Rd., Mainesburg, PA 16932; the First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, 67 E. Wellsboro St., Mansfield, PA 16933; or the Mansfield Firemen's Ambulance Assoc., 381 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA 16933. Sympath"e" cards may be sent to Seymour's family at

Published in Star-Gazette on Mar. 4, 2014
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