Merlin G. Shaw

November 3, 1934 - March 22, 2019


Age 84, of Varysburg, NY passed away on March 22, 2019 at the Wyoming County Nursing Facility in Warsaw.

He was born November 3, 1934 in Sheldon, NY son of the late Lynn and Audrie Jones Shaw. Merlin was a self employed log cutter and scrap dealer for many years. He was a veteran of the US Army Reserves.

Merlin was an outgoing person who enjoyed being around people and good conversation. He enjoyed going for rides, visiting relatives and friends. He loved nature and the outdoors, fishing with his grandson and spending time with his special canine friend, Jazzy.

Surviving are his wife of sixty-four years, Helen Price Shaw; his children, George (Tina) Shaw of Albion, Lisa (Chris) Rowland of Lockport; his grandchildren, Steven (Erika) Shaw, George Shaw, Jr., Megan Shaw, James (Heather) Fridman, Ryan Wisniewski; great grandchildren, Eli Fridman and Maverick Shaw; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins. He was the brother of the late Elton Shaw, Gertrude Vetter and Thelma Shaw.

Friends may call Saturday, March 30 from 11 AM ? 1 PM at the Robinson & Hackemer Funeral Home, 246 N. Main St., Warsaw where Merlin?s funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 1 PM. Private burial will be in Johnsonburg Cemetery. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to the family or the Varysburg Rescue Squad, Varysburg, NY 14167.

Important Dates
March 24, 2019 : Memorial Service for Merlin G. Shaw - 2:28 PM

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Jul 13.19 from Amy & Glenn Cramer:

We are very sorry to hear that Merlin has passed. He was a great man and he and his stories will be missed!

Jul 13.19 from Gene Librock:

Remembering our old days.

Jul 13.19 from Tim Adamczak:

From the Adamczak family - we first met Merlin and Helen when they were neighbors on Poplar Tree Road…I remember many great conversations and Merlin ALWAYS had smile on his face.  Prayers are sent…and Gene (who got me started in beekeeping 45 years ago)said it all….remembering the old days.