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, at Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradshaw St., Dover, where services will be held at 1 p.m.

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

Born Feb. 29, 1936, in St. Joseph, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Auburn J. Banks and Mary Pauline Broce Wright.

Mrs. Shaw was a homemaker who had worked for Playtex and USPS.

Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert B. Shaw in 2007.

Mrs. Shaw 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; and a daughter, Julie Legates and her husband Robert of Millsboro.

She also is survived by a sister, Dixie Ohman of Forney, Texas; her 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.

Interment will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Camden.

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