Robert Shaw

August 23, 1933 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 87)


Robert E. Shaw, 86, of Ligonier, died Friday August 28, 2020 in Excela Latrobe Hospital. He was born November 23, 1933
in Derry Twp. a son of the late William and Gertrude Kahl Shaw.
Bob was a graduate of Latrobe Area High School and had been a cheerleader. He was a US Army Veteran and had served in Alaska.
He had worked at Carborundum and had owned and operated Laurel Mountain Farm Supply in Ligonier. He was an avid outdoorsman and was an expert on birds. He volunteered at the banding lab at Powder Mill Nature Reserve.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother William Shaw and his two sisters Patricia Huskey and Dorothy Morrow.
Bob is survived by his loving wife Mary Jane Berkey Shaw, a daughter Robin Shaw of Ligonier, two sons; Eric Shaw (Jan) of Rector and Patrick Shaw of Mobile, Alabama. Five grandchildren; Caitlin Shaw and
her husband Hasib Hussein, Ian Shaw, Emma Hunt. Jeffrey Hunt Jr. and Padraig Hunt. Several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday from 4-7pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 144 East Main Street, Ligonier where a service will be conducted Tuesday at 11am with the Reverend Paul Wilson officiating.
Private interment will be made in the Ligonier Valley Cemetery.
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