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David K. Shaw Sr.

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David K. Shaw, Sr., a resident of Millis passed away on January 12, 2013 after a long illness at the age of 68. Born in Newton, MA to Frederick R. and Edith E. (Keyes) Shaw. A former resident of Norwood and an active member of the United Church of Norwood he was a member of the Norwood Elks (B.P.O.E.) and of the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows of Walpole. He was also previously on the board of the Perkins School for the Blind where he was a consultant on how to improve their books on tape. Mr. Shaw was an avid reader and history buff. He also enjoyed camping, fishing and many other outings with his family. He was married to Georgia E. (Becker) and together they raised 3 children. David K. Shaw, Jr. of Millis, Marie E. Maloney of Norwood and Jennifer L. Simpson of Brockton. He had 1 sister, Sandra Cole of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was a devoted grandfather to his 8 grandchildren, Jessica L. and James R. Simpson, Michelle Hughes, John and Matthew Maloney and Laura, David G. and Shawnmichael Shaw. Relatives and friends attended his funeral on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11AM at the United Church of Norwood, 595 Washington St., Norwood, MA 02062. Interment will be private. Visiting hours were held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 4 to 8 PM at the May Funeral Home, 85 Nichols St., Norwood. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the United Church of Norwood Memorial Fund at the address listed above.

Published in The Country Gazette from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2, 2013
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