LaRue Maye Shaw

April 30, 2014

Shaw, LaRue Obituary

LaRue Maye Shaw, 92, Sugar Maple Lane, Harrisonville, PA died at 5:20 p.m., Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

Born February 28, 1922 in Taylor Township, Fulton County, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Maye (Knepper) Berkstresser, Sr. She was married to Harry M. Shaw, Sr. on August 24, 1944. Mr. Shaw preceded in death on June 25, 2001.

Mrs. Berkstresser was the mother of two children and also a mother to many others. She is survived by son Harry M. Shaw, Jr. and wife Debbie, Oklahoma City, OK. One son, Daniel Lee Shaw is deceased.

There are two grandchildren, Harry Shaw III and Gregory David Shaw.

Four great grandchildren survive: Alicia, Andrew, Stephanie and David Shaw along with six great-great grandchildren.

Three brothers and two sisters survive: Archie Bergstresser, McConnellsburg, PA; Jean Cline, Chambersburg, PA; Clifford Berkstresser and wife Julie, Harrisonville; Neil Berkstresser, Harrisonville; and Joan Geesaman and husband Ken, Shippensburg, PA. Two brothers, Ronald Berkstresser and Ralph Berkstresser, Jr. are deceased.

Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Mrs. Shaw was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church in Harrisonville where she was a long time Sunday School teacher, Methodist Youth Fellowship leader and a member of the United Methodist Women's Group.

She was a homemaker, gardener, artist and in earlier years worked at Howard Johnson's restaurant on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Fairview United Methodist Church, 2288 North Hess Road, Harrisonville, PA with Rev. Jay Saxe and Pastor Jean Swett officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at the M. R. Brown Funeral Home, 301 Pitt Street, Hustontown, PA from 2—8 p.m. on Saturday and at the church one hour prior to the service on Sunday.




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May 3, 2014
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M. R. Brown Funeral Home

301 Pitt Street
Hustontown, PA 17229
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May 4, 2014
2 p.m.

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Fairview United Methodist Church

2288 North Hess Road
Harrisonville, PA 17228
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May 4, 2014

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Fairview Cemetery

Harrisonville, PA 17228
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