Katherine "Iris" Shaw
Katherine Iris Shaw, formerly of Peterborough, passed away peacefully at Nine Mile Villa in Lucknow on April 30, 2018. She was in her 96th year.
Iris was the beloved wife of Harold Shaw, who predeceased her in 2007. She was the dear mother of David and Betty Shaw, Wingham, loving grandmother of Peter and Janice Shaw, Bluevale; Andy and Jennifer Shaw, Wingham and Tiffany and Jordan Swail, Kitchener and the cherished great-grandmother of Breelle, Carson, Adler and Alayna Shaw and Victoria Swail. She was predeceased by her parents Lessie and Walter Fitzgerald.
Iris worked at the Albion Knitting Company, Quaker Oats and Ovaltine before she was invited to instruct at Adam Scott Collegiate in Peterborough in the commercial department, teaching typing and bookkeeping. Iris was small but mighty and was well respected by students and staff.
Visitation will be held at the McBurney Funeral Home, Wingham, on Sunday, May 6 from 1 - 5 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the Wingham United Church at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 7. Rev. Richard Hall will officiate. Her final resting place is at Wingham Cemetery.
Memorial donations to the Wingham United Church, the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be left at www.mcburneyfuneralhome.com