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Marilyn M. Shaw

June 22, 2020

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Marilyn M. Shaw, 91, died peacefully on June 22, 2020 at Sunrise of Wall, New Jersey.

Marilyn was born July 15, 1928 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to Joseph Morrow and

Natalie (Richards) Morrow. She graduated from the University of Rochester with RN

and BS degrees in 1951 and worked as a pediatric nurse at the University’s Strong

Memorial Hospital where she met her husband, the late John Shaw (Jack), who was at

that time a student at the University’s medical school. They married in 1952. Following

Jack’s graduation, Marilyn and Jack lived in New Jersey, the Philippines and Texas

before settling in Maple Glen, Pennsylvania where they resided until retirement. Marilyn

is survived by her son Robert (Susan) Shaw; daughters, Kathy (Benjamin Green) Shaw,

and Carol Shaw; grandchildren, Andrew (Sasha Kapadia) Green, John (Meaghan)

Shaw, Rebecca (Jonathan Kotzin) Green, Courtney Shaw, and Eric (Caroline) Green;

step-grandchildren, Andrew Stetzel and Kristin Stetzel; great-grandson, Aidan Shaw;

and nephews and nieces, Joseph (Nancy) Morrow, Rebecca Morrow, Cindy Higgins,

William (the late Kathy) Gros and Glenn (Cynthia) Gros. Her brother, Joseph (the late

Mary) Morrow, and her sister, Helen M. (William) Gros, predeceased her. Marilyn loved

the Jersey shore, and before suffering a stroke in 2008, enjoyed traveling and playing

competitive bridge on a team in a Philadelphia area bridge league. Prior to retirement,

Marilyn was also active in various auxiliaries associated with Abington Memorial

Hospital. She will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by those who knew and

loved her. Services and Interment will be private. For anyone wishing to donate in

remembrance of Marilyn, a donation to the American Stroke Association

(, or to the ASPCA ( is something that Marilyn would

have appreciated.

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