September 5, 1946 - September 9, 2014
George B. Shaw, Jr., 68, of Fayette City, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in the home of his son, Jason, with his wife, sons and grandsons by his side. A son of the late George and Bertha Shaw, he was born in Charleroi on September 5, 1946. A lifelong resident of Washington Twp. and Fayette City, George had been a lifelong member of the Marion Presbyterian Church, where he served as a deacon, Local Union #24 of Asbestos workers, the American Legion, and was a former member of the Washington Twp. Volunteer Fire Company. He retired in 1997 after 30 years with his local in the Washington, D.C. area. He served in the U.S. Army as a medic, stationed in Germany during the Vietnam Conflict. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Diane Benyak Shaw, three sons and one daughter-in-law, John W. and Rachel Shaw of Greensburg, Jason W. Shaw of Rostraver Twp. and Ryan G. Shaw of Monessen, one brother, James W. Shaw and wife Mary of Landham, MD, two sisters, Marion Tootsey of Fredericktown, MD and Patricia Maxwell and husband, Edwin of Hanover, eight grandchildren, Jon William, Gabriel, Kirsten, Jackie, Chase, Rylee, Raegan and Kerrick, one sister-in-law and two brothers-in-law, Angie and Dave Persichetti of Rostraver and George Watson of Monongahela, numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved buddy, Zoey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, John M. Shaw and William Novisel. Friends will be received 7 to 9 P.M. Thursday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Friday in the Ferguson Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 700 Broad Avenue, Belle Vernon. www.FergusonFuneralHomeAndCrematory.com 724-929-5300. Funeral services will be in the funeral home at 10 A.M. Saturday with Jean Ferguson officiating. Interment will follow in Belle Vernon Cemetery.
George B. Shaw, Jr., 68, of Fayette City, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 in the home of his son, Jason, with his wife, sons and grandsons by his side. A son of the late George and Bertha Shaw, he was born in Charleroi on September... View Obituary & Service Information
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