Evelyn Joan Shaw

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Evelyn Joan Shaw
90 of 1008 Sequoia Drive, Strasburg, Ohio passed away after suffering from a heart attack and stroke on Nov. 6, 2012 at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born Nov. 8, 1922 in Stone Creek, Ohio to the late Isidor and Florence Miller Hanni. Evelyn married Harry Shaw, her husband of 66 years, on Dec. 22, 1945. They have six children, Raynola (Paul) Little of Wainwright, Ohio, Sarah (Morris) Pate of Douglasville, Ga., Phillip (Gale) Shaw of Port Charlotte, Fla., Harry Jr. (Nancy) Shaw of Strasburg, Ohio, Leonard (Tammy) Shaw of Powder Springs, Ga., Lloyd Shaw of Dallas, Ga.; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Shaw of Dover, Ohio; 14 grandchildren, Alicia Weaver, Molly (Ben) Watkins of New York, Melinda (Greg) Garmon, Doug (Brandi) Shaw, Drew (Natalie) Shaw, Danielle Shaw, Phillip Shaw of Georgia, Stacy (Joe) Niewohner of Colorado, Wayland (Amber) West, Drexel (Tabitha) West, Rusty West, Jeremy Shaw, Aaron (Valerie) Shaw and Jonathan Shaw of Ohio; 15 great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two sisters, Marilyn (Ben) Shaw and Martyne McPherson; a brother, David (Mary) Hanni. She is preceded in death by five brothers, Richard Hanni, Melvin Hanni, Alfred Hanni, Wayne Hanni and Wade Hanni; as well as several brothers and sisters-in-law. Evelyn had a strong faith in God and an unconditional love for her family. Her life was an influence to all those she came in contact with. She loved reading her Bible, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
Services will be held in the chapel at Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m., officiated by Greg Swenson, Carlton Schooley and Irving Ross. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and one-hour prior to services on Saturday. Burial will be at St. Jacob's Cemetery, Stone Creek with a reception to follow at the Masonic Temple, next to the funeral home, in Dover. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Community Hospice, in memory of Evelyn Shaw, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or St. Jacob's Cemetery Association, c/o Raynola Little, 1918 Wainwright Road SE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663. Those unable to attend or wishing to share a fond memory of Evelyn may sign the online register book by visiting the "Obituaries & Flowers" link on the funeral home's website.
Published in The Times Reporter on Nov. 8, 2012