Donald Eugene Shaw

March 6, 1935June 22, 2013
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Donald E. Shaw, 78, of Wendell, NC, formerly of Xenia, Ohio, died on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Don was born March 6, 1935 to the late Jesse and Mary Lou Varvel Shaw, in Xenia, Ohio.

Don is survived by Mary Frances Anders Shaw, his loving wife of 53 years; son, Darren Shaw; daughters, Donna Gifford and husband, Buddy and Debbie Hartzell; grandchildren, Jeromy Gifford, Jennifer Batzel, Jacob Hartzell, Ryan Hartzell, Shelby Jacosalem, and Austin Hartzell; great granddaughters, Alexis and Abigail; brother, Roger Shaw; and sisters, Ellen Shelton, Gloria Roseman, Beverly Gwin, and Wilda Baker.

A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM in the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, 7209 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27612. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10-11AM prior to the service. Interment will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27612.

Condolence may be made at


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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Doug and Karen Willis

July 3, 2013

Mary, you have our sympathy and prayers.

Roberta Banta

July 2, 2013

Sis Mary & Darren -
I am so sorry to hear about Bro. Don's passing. We just found out yesterday. I wish I had known, we would have come to his funeral, or at least to the visitation. I know you will all miss him terribly. But what a reunion you one day will have in heaven!!!! God bless you. Love in Christ, Roberta, Rodney, Cara & Caleb Banta (formerly of Xenia, OH)

Charlene Swartz-Corrigan

June 28, 2013

Sorry for your loss.

Kenton Hill

June 27, 2013

Will miss my buddy and friend, my love and prayers for Mary and the family.

Susan, Tommy & Linda Shaw

June 26, 2013

Our deepest condolences. Wish we could have been there in your of need. Tommy will miss hearing him say, Hey there young man. And Linda said she will miss him calling her Aunty Linda. His smile and happy go lucky attitude will also be missed. Will also miss him at the reunion and arguing with him over Bingo...Mary please keep in touch with us in Ohio and again sorry for your loss. Please give Linda a call with numbers to be able to contact you all.

Warren Hawk

June 26, 2013

So sorry to hear about Don. You were good neighbors to my folks, and always considered friends. He will be missed.

Teresa Moorman

June 26, 2013

Sorry for your loss

Betty Swartz Schweikert

June 26, 2013

Sorry for your loss

Cindy Mendenhall

June 26, 2013

Sorry for your loss Mary and family Love you all.

June 25, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss and will miss your dad Debbie. Our prayers and support are with you!

Scott,Sharla,Calin, & Lauren