Matthew Donnelly Shaw

Obituary Condolences

MATTHEW SHAW Matthew Donnelly Shaw, 83, of Allentown formerly of Doylestown, died Friday, May 4, 2012 in Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Ann (Lewellen) Shaw. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Joseph S. and Helen M. (Donnelly) Shaw. After graduation from high school he attended the University of Pennsylvania. In the restaurant business for over 40 years, he was the former owner and operator of the Coat of Arms Tavern, Lansdale. He was a well-known antiques and art collector for over 30years. Survivors are a daughter, Linnea of Hatfield; a brother, Joseph of North Wales; a grandson, Wesley; and a friend, Michael Fabiano of Allentown. A private celebration of Matthew's life will be held later this year at the family's convenience. Arrangements by the J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, Allentown.

Published in The Reporter on May 7, 2012
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