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Bernard W. "Uncle Bud" Shaw, 75

July 29, 2009

MARCH 10, 1934-JULY 28, 2009

NEEDMORE, Pa. -- Bernard W. "Uncle Bud" Shaw, 75, of Timber Ridge Road, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at his home.

Born March 10, 1934, in Thompson Township, Pa., he was the son of the late William Edward and Ethel Regina Roberta Fisher Shaw.

He retired in 1994 from Glatfelter Pulpwood, Hancock, Md.

He previously owned and operated Shaw's Custom Backhoe Service.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being with his family and friends.

He was a life member of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Hancock.

He is survived by his loving wife, Violet A. Hull Shaw, whom he married March 10, 1953, in Big Pool, Md.; two sons, William R. Shaw, and Craig E. Shaw and wife, Becky, all of Needmore, Pa.; one sister, Nanette Malarkey of Downey, Calif.; one brother, James E. Shaw and wife, Jane, of Needmore; three grandchildren, William R. Shaw II, Jennifer L. Shaw and Rachel Shaw of Needmore; two great-grandsons, Payten Wayne Price and Ean Jacob Shaw; and a number of nieces and nephews.

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A service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Hancock. The Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr., the Rev. Don Preston and the Rev. John Winckler will officiate. Burial will be in Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Thompson Road, Needmore.

The family will receive friends Friday at Hancock Assembly of God Church, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hancock, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, 2 E. High St., Hancock, MD 21750; Hancock Assembly of God Church, 431 N. Pennsylvania Ave., Hancock, MD 21750; or Tonoloway Primitive Baptist Cemetery, c/o Mrs. Effie Ward, 211 Maryland Ave., Hancock, MD 21750.

Arrangements were handled by Grove Funeral Home, Hancock.

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