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Shirley R. McShaw

January 22, 2016

Shirley R. McShaw, age 80, of New Castle, DE, passed peacefully on January 22, 2016 to be with her beloved husband, John McShaw.

She leaves loving memories of her to be cherished by her family: daughters, Barbara McShaw, Diane McShaw, Jackie Chudzik, Joann Hanby and Pamela Godwin; 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren whom she adored.

Services will be held at 12:30 pm on Tuesday afternoon, February 2, 2016 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11:30 am until 12:30 pm. Interment will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, 100 Park Avenue, Suite 108, Rockville, MD 20850.

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  1. Ethel Davis, January 27, 2016


    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I know that you two were very close and that she will be sorely missed. I know that you have good memories to cherish and that will help to comfort you.

    • Teresa (Sever) Moon, January 28, 2016

      Losing a parent is a difficult thing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Arley & Nancy Meadows, January 28, 2016

    We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. I didn’t know her but I am sure she was a great lady based on the child she raised. Let us know if we can do anything for you.
    Arley & Nancy

  3. Pat Tillinghast, January 28, 2016

    Joann & Family, sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Sharing memories of years gone by hopefully will help your hearts to heal.

    Deepest Sympathy,
    Pat Tillinghast

  4. Marlene Grove, January 29, 2016

    Diane and family,

    My heart is saddened by the grief you are feeling now. Just know that your Mom and Dad are with one another now, and they are joyous to be together again. In knowing that joy, may it help to see you through this difficult time.

    Love, Blessings and our Deepest Sympathies,

    Marlene Grove and Family

  5. Pamela M. DeLillio, January 29, 2016

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you all!

    Pam DeLillio

    • Pam Mcshaw, January 31, 2016

      Thanks Pam
      Hope you are doing well. Love Pam

  6. Dotti McCuen, January 31, 2016

    Dear Jackie and Sisters,

    So sorry for the loss of your mother. We send sympathy and prayers for all of you. God Bless!

    Chuck & Dotti McCuen

  7. Vic Callahan, January 31, 2016

    Sue and I extend our sympathy for your loss. The memories you have now become your personal treasures that no one can ever take away from any one of you. I hope those treasures help relieve your sadness.

  8. Tom & Laura, January 31, 2016

    Joann & Family

    Our hearts go out to you at this sad time.
    with thoughts and prayers to you all.

    Tom & Laura

  9. Elaine H., January 31, 2016

    Joann and Family

    I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother.
    You have great memories to look back on and help you get through this difficult time.

    Deepest Sympathy
    Love Elaine H.

  10. Millie Hayes, February 1, 2016

    Let the arms of family and friends lift you up at this time of loss. thinking of you all. Millie & Kevin Hayes

  11. Jack and Joyce Meadows, February 2, 2016


    We’re very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. We know how difficult it is and if you need anything just let us know.

    Jack, Joyce and family

  12. Mark & Ann Platt, February 5, 2016

    So sorry for your Loss, You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  13. Valerie Farmer McNeal, February 15, 2016

    To my McShaw girls. I am so saddened by the loss of your sweet mother and my long time friend. There are so many memories that we will all carry in our hearts forever. Love and peace to all of you always.


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