Ruth Shaw

Ruth L. Shaw (Walters)

1949 - 2020
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Ruth Lynn Shaw, age 71 of Harford County, Maryland, departed this life on Friday, May 22, 2020. Born May 10, 1949 in Beaumont, TX. She was the daughter of the late Davis and Marguerite Walters. After being educated in Beaumont, Ruth graduated from Charlton Pollard High School where she enjoyed playing clarinet and piano while leading the school band as a drum major.

As a devoted Baptist, Ruth loved the Lord and at an early age dedicated her life to Christ. During her adult years, she became a great cook and baker, best known for her German chocolate cake, baked macaroni and cheese, beef roast and candy yams among other dishes. She was a long- time member of the Eastern Stars and enjoyed watching television in her free time.

Ruth was joined in marriage to the love of her life, the late Algie James Shaw, Sr. She is survived by her loving children; Debra Shaw-Wesley (DeWayne) Edgewood, MD, Algie James Shaw, Jr. Belcamp, MD, step-son Anthony Hill (Ciara) Bowie, MD, step-daughter Shawnette Shaw Abingdon, MD, grandchildren Symone Shaw Belcamp, MD’ Sitishia Stewart and Samantha Stewart Edgewood, MD; great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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    Lisa Scott Funeral Home, P.A.
    552 Lewis Street
    Havre De Grace, MD 21078
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  • Interment

    Berkley Cemetery
    2416 Castleton Road
    Darlington, MD 21034
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God bless you guys. We love you and our prayers will cover you through this too.
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