Delores J. Shaw, 74, of Woodside, died Wednesday, July 21, 2010.


Friends of the late Delores J. Shaw, 74, of Woodside, may call on the family at noon Saturday, July 24, 2010, at Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover, where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m.

Interment will be at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden.

Mrs. Shaw died Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Bayhealth-Kent General Hospital.

Mrs. Shaw was born Feb. 29, 1936, in St. Joseph, Mo., to the late Auburn J. Banks and Mary Pauline Broce Wright.

She was a homemaker who had previously worked for Playtex and USPS. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert B. Shaw, in 2007.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Shaw of Woodside; four sons, Michael Shaw and his wife Diane of New Castle, James Shaw and his wife Clare of Milford, Richard Shaw and his wife Annette of Dover, and Terry Shaw of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Julie Legates and her husband Robert of Millsboro; a sister, Dixie Ohman of Forney, Texas; grandchildren Corinne Consalo and her husband Anthony of New Castle, David Shaw of New Castle, Rebecca Favinger and her husband Matthew of Georgetown, Robert C. Legates Jr. and his wife Kimberly of Millsboro, Caleb Shaw and his wife Rachel of Houston, Colby Shaw and his wife Kimberly of Mechanicsville, Md., and Matthew Shaw of Smyrna; and six great-grandchildren.

Letters of condolence may be sent, and guestbook signed at torbertfuneral.com.