In Memory

Dennis P Shaw - Class Of 1970


Feb. 21, 1952 - April 5, 2016

SOUTH BEND - Dennis P. Shaw, 64, passed away Tuesday morning, April 5, 2016, in his home surrounded by his family.

Dennis was born February 21, 1952, in South Bend, to Leo and Constance (Eaton) Shaw. Dennis was preceded in death by his father, Leo; half brother, Gerald Stepping; and half sister, Becky.

On July 8, 1972, in St. Adalbert Catholic Church, Dennis married his loving wife of 43 years, Linda A. (Zakowski) Shaw, who survives along with his daughter, Amy E. (Matthew Murphy) Shaw of Naperville, IL; grandchildren, Lucy P. Murphy and Miles T. Murphy; his mother, Constance E. Shaw of Decatur, IL; a sister, Gwen Brown of Dallas, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

Dennis honorably served his country in the United States Army. He was a graduate of South Bend Central High School. Dennis was employed with AM General where he was a supervisor. He enjoyed World War II History. Dennis also was a big Notre Dame football fan, and enjoyed everything related to cars.

Visitation for Dennis is 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sunday, April 10, 2016, in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 11, 2016, in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545; or to the American Cancer Society , 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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