Shaw, Donna Rose

Donna Shaw of Thornbury passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Campbell House Hospice in Collingwood on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the age of 87.
Born in Meaford on September 19, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Muriel (nee Allcock) Petch.

Donna was the cherished wife of 66 years of Edmund Shaw of Thornbury.

She was the much loved mother of Carolyn Austin (Brian) of Walkerton, Glenda Newson (Joe) of Fergus, Doug Shaw (Cathy) of Clarksburg, Beverly Shaw (Sheri) of Clarksburg, and Kevin Shaw (Lee) of Clarksburg.

She was the proud grandma and great grandma of:  Alanna Rusnak (Scott) and their children Zander, Liam, and Noa; Dawn Edgcumbe (Jason) and their children Grace, Cadence, Zachary, Avery and Piper; Heidi Eastman (Colin) and their children Paige and Elsie; Matthew Newson (Naomi) and their children Tayden and Alexia; Luke Newson (Charissa) and their children Micah and Ruth; Andrew Newson (Amy) and their children Olivia, Edmund, Lily and Logan; Benjamin Newson (Amy) and their children Mary Rose, Ann Marie and Michael; Samuel Newson; H. Issac Newson (Rachelle); Carla Robertson (Tim) and their son Sawyer; Brad Shaw (Whitney) and their son Kellen; David Shaw (Karla Sheldrake); Melissa Shaw (Clayton Skinner); Dwayne Shaw ( Zabrina) and their daughter Rylee; Nathan Shaw (Courtney) and their daughter Andrea; Aimee Rosevear (Christopher) and their daughter Sybil; Andrew Bowins (Amanda); Elysha Davison (Michael) and their children Emary and Abbygale; Jordan Shaw (Kori-Lee Martin); and Cassandra Shaw (Calvin Almond).

Donna is survived by her sisters Rhena Petch and Lynda Wood, her sister-in-law Marie Petch and was predeceased by her brother Floyd Petch, her sister Carol Enid Bensen, her brother John Petch and her great grandson Dylan Edgcumbe. She will be remembered fondly by her many nieces, nephews and their families.

Donna loved caring for others both at home and in the community. Her church family was very important to her and she enjoyed participating and helping out in any way that she could.

A funeral service will be conducted at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in Thornbury on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. with visiting the hour prior to service. A service of committal and interment will take place at Thornbury-Clarksburg Union Cemetery.

As your expression of sympathy, donations to the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (cheques only please), the Parkinson Society, or Hospice Georgian Triangle ‘Campbell House’ would be appreciated and may be made through the Ferguson Funeral Home, 48 Boucher St. E., Meaford, ON   N4L 1B9 to whom arrangements have been entrusted.

Details

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Visiting the hour prior to service 12:30 until 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:30 PM
Service: St. Paul's Presbyterian Church in Thornbury, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Donations: Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (cheques only please), the Parkinson Society, or Hospice Georgian Triangle 'Campbell House'.
Make a donation in memory of Donna Rose Shaw


Memories & Messages of condolence

  1. Monica Grant
    Saturday, October 19, 2019

    Linda and family..So sorry to hear of your sisters passing. My prayers are with you at this sad time.

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  2. Jean Anderson
    Saturday, October 19, 2019

    My prayers are with each of you in the loss of your wonderful mother, grandmother, siblings. And close friend. May God comfort each of your hearts. My prayers are with you.

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  3. Chorkawy Family
    Saturday, October 19, 2019

    Sending our love, we will miss her.
    Don, Carol and family
    Thunder Bay

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  4. Sandra Pyatt
    Saturday, October 19, 2019

    Sending thoughts and condolences to the entire Shaw family.

    Sandra & Randy Pyatt

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  5. Barry Moore
    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Condolences to the family on the passing of Donna.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of loss.
    Barry and Betty Moore

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  6. Sue McKinlay
    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Very sorry to hear of your loss of Donna, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Duncan and Sue McKinlay

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  7. John Marshall
    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Our deepest condolences to the Shaw family. Donna was a wonderful, caring lady who demonstrated God’s love in so many ways.

    The Marshalls

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  8. Donna. E Carter
    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Donna E Carter
    To Grandpa I am so sorry for the loss of your wife and best friend. To Aunt Rhena, and Aunt Lynda! To Bev and all your sisters and Brothers and their families, at your time of loss!
    My thoughts are with you!
    Donna E Carter

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  9. Shelley Gibbons
    Sunday, October 20, 2019

    Very sorry to hear of your loss.
    Deepest sympathies,
    Ron & Shelley Gibbons

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  10. Linda teed
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
    Linda Teed and family

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  11. Ann Bullock-Dunn
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Edmund & family: I am so saddened to hear of Donna’s passing. Loved & enjoyed our many chats with you and her and your daughters and that will be dearly missed. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this time. Ann (your Dr. office nurse).

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  12. John and Sharon Hickling
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Very sorry to hear of your loss.

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  13. Suzanne Duguay
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Sending thoughts and condolences to the whole Shaw family.

    Mike and Suzanne Duguay

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  14. Ron Petch
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    Our condolences to all. Many Great memories. Our thoughts are with you all.
    Our deepest sympathies.

    Ron & Sharon Petch

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  15. Lisa Green
    Monday, October 21, 2019

    So sorry to hear of your loss! Our deepest condolences to you all.
    Terry and Lisa Green
    And family

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  16. Gerald, Sherry Bistretzan
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    Our sincere condolences to Edmund and family. We were sorry to hear of Donna’s passing and for your loss.

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  17. Susan Thibert
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    What a privilege it was for me to reconnect with Donna and the family she was so very proud of. Sending sincere condolences on the passing of such a gracious lady!

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  18. Elgin & Marlene Cann, Old Mail Rd
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Lynda, Rhena, and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Our condolences to all of the family.

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  19. Valerie Shaw & family
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    Condolences to the Shaw Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, may your memories bring you joy.

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  20. Scott and Holly Collins
    Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Sorry for your loss. Our condolences to the family

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  21. Bonnie Hammond
    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    To the Shaw family – I am so sorry to hear of Donna’s passing. I have been away & just returned home. She was a wonderful lady & she will be missed! May your wonderful memories help to give you comfort!
    Bonnie Hammond

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  22. Jean Gonder
    Friday, November 15, 2019

    My Condolences to Donna’s Family–We grew up together at Griersville—-Jean Gonder(Davison)

    Reply

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