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470 Massachusetts Avenue
PO Box 882
Acton, MA 01720
Phone: 978-263-5333
Fax: 978-263-8193
Gunnery Sergeant Forrest E.  Shaw, USMC, Ret.

Gunnery Sergeant Forrest E. Shaw, USMC, Ret.

Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Maynard: Gunnery Sergeant Forrest E. Shaw, USMC, Retired, a long time Maynard, MA resident, died peacefully Sun. Nov. 17, 2019 in Lincoln, MA. He was 84.

He was the beloved husband of the late RoseMarie (August) Shaw, to whom he was married for over 60 years at the time of her death in 2016. He is survived by their children, Barbara Shaw Zagwyn, Paul Shaw, and Carol Shaw Harris and husband Scott; grandchildren Wayne, Kyle, Natalia, Katrina, Isabella; several great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was predeceased by his parents, Forrest E. and Ellen Shaw; his grandson Ben Zagwyn; son-in-law Richard Zagwyn; and brothers George and John “Jack” Shaw.

Born in Brockton, MA and raised in Maynard, Mr. Shaw enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1952, serving honorably for 20 years including service during the Korean and Vietnam War eras. The family lived in North and South Carolina and Framingham, MA before settling in Maynard. Mr. Shaw was a member of the Maynard Knights of Columbus Council #2121 and the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Edward F. McSweeney Assembly #400.

Visiting hours are Friday November 29th from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday November 30th at 10:00 A.M. in St. Bridget’s Church, 1 Percival Street, Maynard. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Great Rd (Rte 117) Maynard. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057, online at semperfifund.org Memorial page actonfuneralhome.com
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  • Visitation

    Friday, November 29th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 29th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Acton Funeral Home
    Address
    470 Massachusetts Avenue
    ACTON, MA 01720
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    In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057, online at semperfifund.org
  • Service

    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, November 30th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Bridget's Church
    Address
    1 Percival Street
    MAYNARD, MA 01754
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Bridget's Cemetery
    Address
    254 Great Road
    MAYNARD, MA 01754
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