• Edgar R. Shaw Jr. Rites
    June 26,2013
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    Edgar R. Shaw Jr. Rites

    ORWELL — A Mass of Christian burial for Edgar Richard Shaw Jr., 75, who died June 19, 2013, in Monaca, Pa., was celebrated Tuesday, June 25, 2013, in St. Paul’s Church in Orwell,

    The Rev. Henry Furman, pastor, was the celebrant.

    Simone Kent was organist.

    A graveside committal and burial service followed the Mass in Mountain View Cemetery in Orwell. Military honors were accorded, and members of American Legion Post 55 in Brandon formed the color guard and firing squad, and were led by Robert Gearwar, sergeant at arms.

    Taps was sounded by Burt Reynolds. Members of the Vermont Army National Guard in Burlington folded the flag and presented it to Mr. Shaw’s son.

    Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon handled the local arrangements.
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