Shaw, Robert R., 81, Mars Hill; in Houlton, October 29, 2008. Arrangements in the care of Duncan Funeral Home, Mars Hill.
MARS HILL – Robert Shaw, 81, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2008, at a Houlton health-care facility. He was born March 5, 1927, in Groveland, Mass., the son of Oscar F. and Madolyn (Richardson) Shaw.
Robert worked in Connecticut for many years as a caterer before returning to Mars Hill.
He is survived by an aunt, Margaret Bragdon of Safety Harbor, FL; a brother-in-law, Vernon Ford of Mars Hill; and four nieces and a nephew. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Carolyn Ford.
A graveside service was conducted 3 p.m. Friday, October 31, 2008, at Pierce Cemetery in Mars Hill with Pastor Lawrence Beals officiating. Those who wish may donate in his memory to the American Cancer Society or to the East Ridge Church. Arrangements in care of Duncan Funeral Home, 8 Main St., Mars Hill. Condolences may be expressed at www.duncangraves.com.