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ETNA - Linwood "Lucky" Shaw 90, passed away on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at a Bangor hospital.

Linwood was born in Etna on June 29, 1925 the son of Leighton and Daisy (Ewer) Shaw He grew up in Etna but resided in Newburg for the past several years prior to his passing.

Linwood is predeceased by his parents, his wife Evelyn (Cole) Shaw, his son, Clifton Shaw, his sisters, Lena Erskin, Betty Hicks, Edna Arlene Curit, Margie Curtis, and his brother John Shaw, Sr.

Linwood is survived by three daughters; Darthia LaGrange of Etna, Juanita Butler and her husband Richard of Carmel, Jeanette Vicnaire and her husband Merle of Etna, 9 grandchildren; Shari, Richard, Elinda, Rodney, Roger, Sharon, Diane, Cheryl, Scott, as well as several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and one nephew who he enjoyed frequent visits from and many stories, Glen Manning of Etna.

Linwood worked at the Corinna Woolen Mill as well as working in the woods. In his spare time he enjoyed going to auctions, yard sales, hunting, fishing, trapping, and he had a passion for restoring old furniture. He had a kind heart and a quick wit and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. We will miss his presence but will always treasure our memories we had with him.

At Linwood's request, there will be no visiting hours and no services. Instead, the family will have a private celebration of his life for those closest to him at a later date.

In honor of Linwood's life, he requested in lieu of flowers, to make a contribution to your charity of choice.

The family would like to give special thanks to the 6th floor staff at St. Joseph's hospital for being so caring and compassionate in Linwood's final days and would also like to give thanks to an in-home caregiver who was very special to him, Sue Ross.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of the Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service Center Newport. To sign an online guest book and leave written condolences, please visit: www.PhilipBrownFuneralHome.com.

"A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot and realize how blessed you are." Author unknown
Published on  April 7, 2016
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