Adelaide Shaw, 91 years old, passed away after a long illness on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Hamilton Grove Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Hamilton Twp., NJ. Born in Dingman’s Ferry, Pa., she lived in Sussex most of her life, then moved to Hamburg, NJ before moving to Hamilton Twp., N.J., in 2004.
Adelaide was a clerical worker at Picatinny Arsenal in Wharton, N.J., for many years before retiring. She enjoyed casino trips, horse racing, camping, beach trips with her husband and always tried to center her life around her family.
Adelaide is predeceased by her husband, Flemming R. Shaw (2001) and a sister, Susan Donders and is the devoted mother of Richard Shaw and his wife, Rosemarie of Hamilton, N.J. Loving grandmother of Virginia Palmer, Regina Colgan and Jennie Shaw. Great grandmother of John Clark, Zachary Clark, Jacqueline Kilhaney, Christine Colgan, Ewan Colgan, Kallie Bousenberry and William Spare. Great great grandmother of Kayne, Kristopher Clark, Brenda, Nathan Clark, Miley, Candace Linton, Mary Jane Kilhaney.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson Funeral Home, 27 Third Street, Sussex, N.J., on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, from 6-9 p.m. Funeral service will be Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment to follow at North Hardyston Cemetery, Hardyston Twp., NJ. Memorial gifts to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 would be appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fergusonsussexfuneralhome.com.