Robert Shaw

New Waterford, OH – Robert L. “Bob” Shaw, Sr., 74, of Macklin Rd., passed away at 4 pm, Monday, July 22, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Boardman Campus.

Mr. Shaw was born August 3, 1938 in Calcutta, Ohio, a son of the late Della (Morton) Herrington, and had lived in the area all of his life. Bob worked as an inspector at B&W for 30 years, retiring in 1987.

An avid outdoorsman, he loved to fish. He also took great pride in his 1939 Chevy coupe, which he lovingly restored and enjoyed taking to car shows.

He is survived and will be sadly missed by his wife, Barbara A. (Gidley) Frum Shaw, whom he married January 8, 1972; seven children, Robert L. Shaw, Jr. and William R. (Stephanie) Shaw, both of New Waterford, Judith L. Shaw of East Liverpool, Ohio, Michael A. Shaw of Minerva, Jerrold (Gloria) Frum of Florida, Debbie (Greg) Lindner and Ronald D. Frum, both of East Palestine; 20 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and one great grandchild on the way.

His brother, John Herrington, had preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm, Thursday, July 25th, at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home with Robert Helbeck of the First Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens, New Waterford. The family will receive friends from 5 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday (today) at the funeral home.