Farming Rural 07


George Lawrence Shaw

October 18, 1937 ~ May 18, 2019 (age 81)

SHAW- George Lawrence of RR#5, St. Thomas passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the age of 81.  George is survived by his wife Betty Jean (BJ) Shaw (nee Martindale); by his son Mike (Cheryl) and his daughter Laura of St. Thomas; by his brother Larry (Elaine); his sister Marie Turvey (late Bill); his sister-in-law Lorna Shaw (late Dennie); and by his many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents Carl and Marie Shaw, and by his brother Morris (Joan).  George loved going out for lunch and playing cards with his friends.  He was a member of the St. Thomas Golf & Country Club and the St. David’s Masonic Lodge #302.  George was very proud of being a part of the Shaw’s Ice Cream family business.  A private family gathering was held prior to cremation.  A memorial service to celebrate George’s life will be held at the Masonic Centre of Elgin on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 12:00-2:00 pm, with words of remembrance being shared at 2:00 pm.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  If desired, donations to the STEGH Foundation or All Breed Canine Rescue would be appreciated.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at   

Donations may be made to:

All Breed Caine Rescue
229 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas ON N5R 3C2
Tel: 1-519-633-6226

St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation
189 Elm St, St. Thomas ON N5R 5C4

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