Shirley Shaw

Published on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 15:08


Shirley Shaw, 96, of Newington passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Bel-Air Manor in Newington. Born in Forestville, daughter of the late George Shaw and Laura (Grant) Shaw Griswold, she was a graduate of New Britain High School, Class of 1940. She was very close to her stepfather, George Griswold. Shirley worked at the former Corbin Screw Manufacturing Company in New Britain until 1962 and was a member of the former Trinity United Methodist Church in New Britain.

Surviving is a niece, Carolyn Reed of Lyme; a grandniece, Jennifer DeLucia and her husband, Peter, of Hamilton, N.J.; and a grandnephew, David Reed and his wife, Rebecca, of Windsor, N.Y.; six great grandnieces and great grandnephews. Shirley was predeceased by her brother and sister-in-law, William and V. Eleanor Shaw; and a sister, Barbara Shaw.

Graveside service will be held Monday, March 12, 2018, 10 a.m. at Pine Grove Cemetery, South Main Street, Middletown, Conn. There are no calling hours. Carlson Funeral Home, New Britain is assisting with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Please share a memory or note of sympathy at

Posted in New Britain Herald, on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 15:08. Updated: Wednesday, 7 March 2018 15:11.