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PALMYRA - Wealthy (Bowdoin) Shaw, 77, died April 24, 2015, at a Skowhegan hospital. She was born February 5, 1938, in Ripley, and graduated from N. H. Fay High School, Class of 1957.

She retired from Sebasticook Valley Nursing Home in Pittsfield in 1990. Wealthy enjoyed crafting with family and friends. She was a troop greeter at Bangor International Airport for 7 years.

She is survived by 2 sons, Dale Call Sr. of Palmyra and Rex Call Sr. of St. Albans; a daughter, Nancy Watson of Palmyra; 3 stepsons, Jeffrey Shaw of Romona, CA, James Shaw of Lakeside, CA, and Dwayne Shaw of Fairfield; a stepdaughter, Linda Gogan of Unity; 21 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Wealthy was predeceased by her husband, Robert Sr,. in 2007; 2 sons, Galen Call, in 1985, and Terrance Call, in 2008; a stepson, Robert Shaw Jr., in 1996; and a daughter-in-law, Penny Call, in 2014.

Graveside committal services will be held at Palmyra Village Cemetery later in the spring. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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