E dith Carol Shaw passed away on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010, at the Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granville.
Edith was born on Oct. 7, 1919, in Sudbury, Vt., the daughter of the late Eugene and Nettie (Westall) Baker.
Edith was a member of the first graduating class from the existing Poultney (Vt.) High School. Following graduation she married the love of her life, Warren Shaw. Together they moved to Granville, where they raised their family. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. When she moved to Mountain View Commons, she made many close friendships and enjoyed the time she shared with them. She also enjoyed playing bingo.
Edith was predeceased by her husband, Warren, her siblings, James Baker, Ila Baker Carter, and Helen Baker DeFransisco, two infant siblings and an infant great- granddaughter, Madeline Shaw.
Survivors are her children James Shaw Sr. and Terry Shaw, both of North Granville. Edith is also survived by three grandchildren, Jeremy Shaw and his wife, Tracey, James Shaw and his wife, LeeAnn, and Desiree Beebe and her husband, Tom, as well as five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Shaw.
Per Edith’s request there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. at the Poultney (Vt.) Cemetery with the Rev. James Peterson officiating. The family will receive friends and guests in the Community Room at Mountainview Commons on 88 Quaker St. following the service.
The family has asked in lieu of flowers that donations may be made to the Granville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 153, Granville, N.Y. 12832 or to the North Granville Fire Company.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St. Granville, N.Y.