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September 5, 2019

Ray L. Shaw

Ray L. "Cook" Shaw, 84, a resident of Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of McKee, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at the home.

A funeral was held Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Foot of Ten Baptist Church, Duncansville. Pastor David Huston officiated.

Interment was at Leamersville Riverview Cemetery.

Ray was born Oct. 11, 1934, in McKee, son of the late Elmer and Ruth (Green) Shaw.

He married Alys L. Helsel Sept. 13, 1958, in Dry Run. She preceded him in death April 24, 2017.

Surviving are four daughters: Carol McCulloch and husband Rick of Schuylkill Haven, Betty Miles and husband Paul of Roaring Spring, Brenda Basal and husband Dave of Duncansville and Cheryl Horton and husband Danny of Roaring Spring; two sons: Bryan Shaw and wife Patty of Duncansville and Mark Shaw and wife Lisa of Pittsburgh; daughter-in-law Becky Shaw of Roaring Spring, 10 grandchildren: Mykal, Erik, Christina, Tyler, Garrett, Katelyn, Kyle, Sarah, Lydia and Spencer; and nine great-grandchildren: Reaghen, Calianna, Chloe, Seth, Caden, Noah, Gracelyn, Taylor and Augustine.

He was preceded in death by a son, Ray Jr .; a daughter Linda; three brothers: Lester, Richard and Denny; and two sisters: Betty Ebersole and Nancy Butler.

Ray was a member of the Foot of Ten Baptist Church, Duncansville, and served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired as a welder from Appleton Papers after more than 35 years of service.

Cook was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan and enjoyed golfing, hunting, reading his Bible and praying.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be given to his church to be used at the Salted Springs Youth Ranch.

Arrangements by Miller Funeral Home,, East Freedom.


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