Dorothy M. Shaw

Age 99, passed away on May 29, 2022, in Grand Ledge, Michigan. She was born August 28, 1922, in Traverse City, Michigan, to the late Hugh E. and Mary E. (McCurdy) Crawford.

Dorothy worked for many years as the secretary for the Lansing School District Superintendent, and later worked part time for the Michigan State Department of Agriculture.  Dorothy kept herself busy with work, birthday clubs, many friends, and enjoyed time at their place in Harrison.

She is survived by her children: Thomas (Pam Goodwin) Shaw, Timothy Shaw, and Constance Shaw; grandchildren: Leslie (Keith) Norush, Tammara Francis, Michele (Matthew) Abbruzzese, and Timothy Shaw, Jr.; and great-grandchildren: Savannah, Ethan, Jessen, Lauren, Brionna, William, and Kaden.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband of nearly 50 years Thomas J. Shaw, Sr., and nine siblings.

Dorothy’s family would like to extend a special thanks to Corso Care Hospice and Fairview AFC Home in Grand Ledge.

There will be a funeral held 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2022, with visitation to follow until 12:00 at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4444 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing, Michigan 48906. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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LINDA L NEWCOMB
May 30, 2022 at 7:44 pm

I will miss my good friend, Dorothy. I know she is in heaven with Jesus and that comforts me.

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Barbara Dilts
May 31, 2022 at 7:42 am

Dorothy was a wonderful lady and the best next-door neighbor a person could ask for. I enjoyed my many visits with her, chatting over a cup of her wonderful tea and hearing about the history of our neighborhood. She was so very proud of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and never hesitated to tell me how proud she was of each and every one of them. I shall miss her so very much but know she is at peace and is now with her beloved Tom once again.

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Patricia Nolan
May 31, 2022 at 9:56 am

I’m so sad to hear of Dorothy’s passing. Our friendship dates back to the Student Service office in the Lansing School District. After I retired and moved north we continued to stay in contact. I was always glad to hear about the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was so proud of all of you. Always loved her long, newsy letters. She was a wonderful gal who will be missed by so many.

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