In Memoriam : Elizabeth Shaw
Elizabeth Ross Lambie Smith Shaw - age: 90
(October 31, 1931 to August 12, 2022
A 11:00 am Memorial Service will be held Saturday September 3, 2022 at First Parish Congregational Church UCC, 12 Beach St, Saco.
Rev. Scott Cousineau will officiate, reception to follow at the church.
Arrangements are by Dennett, Craig & Pate 365 Main St, Saco.
Memorial contributions maybe made in her memory to Maine Parkinson Society or to the G. Patrick Shaw Scholarship c/o Saco Masonic Lodge # 9 PO Box 873 Saco, Maine 04072
Saco, Elizabeth “Sandy” Shaw passed away Friday August 12, 2022.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 31, 1931 to Ernest Bowman and Elizabeth Ross Lambie Smith.
She was a graduate of Alma College with a degree in chemistry and biology. She had a certificate in secondary science from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
She also worked as a bacteriologist at the Henry Ford Hospital.
Sandy married Dr. G. Patrick Shaw in 1954 until his death in 1979. She taught anatomy and physiology and physics at Cooley High School in Detroit. She taught chemistry @ St. Frances College after moving to Maine in 1961.
Sandy took accounting and economics at USM after her husband’s death.
She owned H & R Block franchise in Biddeford and after selling it, she continued to work doing taxes for 30 years.
Sandy was a long-time member of First Parish Congregational Church UCC of Saco since 1961. She sang in the choir for 45 years and was the Moderator, Deacon, and Sunday school teacher.
Sandy was a member of the Saco Planning Board for 10 years, the Saco School Board for 12 years, the Saco Zoning Board for 10 years, member of the Conservation Commission for 22 years and The Salvation Army Advisory Board.
Sandy and Pat use to breed, raise and show Boxers and she was a Life Member of American Boxer Club
Sandy was a member of the St. Andrews Society of Maine. She was also a member of Clan Ross, Clan Lambie, Clan Smith and Clan Shaw.
Sandy and Pat had 2 children Victoria Margaret Shaw and George Jeffrey Shaw and his wife Ruth. Her grandchildren are Dylan Patrick Mullen, G. Andrew Shaw and wife Bri, Connor Shaw and wife Grainne', Olivia Binette and her husband Trey and a great grandchild Elizabeth Ryan Shaw.
Douglas Patrick - August 16, 2022 Contact this person
Condolences to Vicky Shaw and family on your loss. Sandy had a remarkable life and certainly left a positive legacy with many people. I hope you all find comfort in years of good memories.
Carol Patterson - August 17, 2022 Contact this person
I am so sorry of the passing of your mother Sandy. She was a good friend of my Aunt Roxie, I appreciated your kindness at the time of her passing. May they meet again in friendship.