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Dorothy Faye (Moore) Shaw

February 10, 1947 - April 25, 2022

Dorothy Faye (Moore) Shaw, age 75, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, she was a daughter of the late Albert N. and Nellie L. (Grant) Moore. Dorothy retired as a pharmacy technician from Governor Bacon Health Center in 1991 after many years of dedicated service.

Dorothy was an avid reader and enjoyed playing word search games. In her leisure time, she liked to knit and crochet, winning multiple ribbons at the Delaware State Fair through the years. She was well known for her good cooking as well as her African violet and holiday nut cracker collections. Active in her community, she was a life member of the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed making sub sandwiches and leading dinners at events with her friends. Above all, she dedicated her life to the three men in her life: her father, her husband, and her son.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, Skippy Moore; nephew Francis McNally, and close cousin Walter Moore. She is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, William (Kenny) K. Shaw, Sr.; loving son, William K. Shaw, Jr.; siblings, Francis McNally, and Albert W. Grant.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 214 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE. A graveside service will follow in, New St. Paul’s Cemetery, Cox Neck Road, Delaware City, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Delaware City Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary, 815 5th Street, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706.

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11 Condolences for Dorothy Faye (Moore) Shaw

  • Bill
    So very sorry for your loss –
    With condolences to you and your Dad
    from your OPHS family

  • So sorry to hear about Faye, she was a wonderful person and we all loved her very much, she will be greatly missed!
    Love,
    Nancy and family

  • So sorry about your mom. There is nothing like a mother’s love.

  • Bill, I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I loved hearing the stories about your Mom that you shared with me over the years. My deepest condolences to you and your Dad.

  • So sorry for your loss, Bill. May your mother’s memory be a blessing to you and your family. Meryl

  • Kenny and family so sorry for your loss. 🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Bill,
    So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a lovely lady & she brightened by day whenever I saw her.
    Condolences to you and your dad.

  • Hi Bill,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and the rest of your family during this time of grieving. Janet

  • To Kenny and Faye’s family I want to say how so sorry I am to hear about Faye death she was a great woman and a friend of my dad’s plus ,her dad was my Dad’s friend

  • Dear Aunt Faye, to the BEST AUNT ever!!! There’s no one like you!!!! I will cherish our relationship forever!!! I will miss our talks on the phone . You were so good with Cailee when mom and I came down. Cailee was only 3 yrs. old. I will miss you terribly. I wish you were still here. You were just an awesome and lovable aunt. You will always be in my ❤️😘!!!!! Love ,Your niece Theresa

  • Hi Bill:
    My heartfelt sympathy to you and your Dad for your loss.
    “Wherever a beautiful soul has been,
    there is a trail of beautiful memories.”
    John