Mary Jane Shaw, 87, of Ligonier, died Saturday, June 19, 2021 in Excela Latrobe Hospital. She was born Feb. 7, 1934, in Fairfield Township, a daughter of the late John F. and Dorothy Horner Berkey. A lifetime member of the Waterford United Methodist Church and former choir director, she had worked as a secretary for Fagan & Co. Mary Jane was a past regent for the Fort Ligonier Daughters of the American Revolution, was the first "Diamond Bride" in 1958 and was an avid reader. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Shaw on Aug. 28, 2020; four brothers, John H. "Jack", Edward, Richard "Dick" and David Berkey; and two sisters, Vera Alice Stuft and Evelyn Shirey. She is survived by her daughter, Robin Shaw, of Ligonier; her two sons, Eric Shaw (Jan), of Rector, and Patrick Shaw, of Mobile, Ala.; her sister, Dorothy Moore, of Scottdale; five grandchildren, Caitlin Shaw (Hassib Hussein), Ian Shaw, Emma Hunt, Jeffrey Hunt Jr. and Padraig Hunt; and several nieces and nephews. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, 2021, in the MCCABE FUNERAL HOME, 144 East Main St., Ligonier. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, in the Waterford United Methodist Church (everyone please go directly to the church). Interment will follow in the Ligonier Valley Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com
Published by Tribune Review on Jun. 22, 2021.