Norma J. (Daigle) Shaw


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Caribou - Norma J. (Daigle) Shaw, 86, passed away January 29, 2019, at Caribou. She was born June 24, 1932 in Madawaska, the daughter of Antoine and Catherine (Daigle) Daigle.
Norma graduated from Madawaska High School in 1950 and from Hotel Dieu Hospital Nursing School in 1953. From 1953 to 1967 she was employed at the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Edmundston, NB as an RN. On September 30, 1967, Norma married John R. Shaw of Caribou and after their marriage lived in Caribou.
Norma was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church since 1967. Since 1980, Norma was a member of the Holy Rosary Sunday Choir, a member of the funeral choir from 1993 to 2013; a member of the Ladies of St Anne since 1975, serving as president from 1995 to 2000. She was a founding member of the Aroostook County Ladies of St. Anne, a member of the daughters of Isabella, and was active in prayer groups and the prayer line. In 1979 she made her Cursillo. Norma also traveled to Spain, Rome, Mexico, Jerusalem and Madigoria. On July 21, 2018 Norma was honored as the founder of Deanery #1 Ladies of St. Anne at a ceremony held at the St. Agatha Catholic Church. Norma could be best described as being warm, caring, compassionate and fun loving. Her life became a faith healing ministry through her prayers and compassionate care for her patients as a nurse. Later in life she developed a blessed shawl ministry, bringing comfort to those with physical and mental challenges.
Norma is survived by her husband, John R. Shaw of Caribou, a son, John M. Shaw, and his wife, Tina Marie of Saco, two grandchildren, Isaac Shaw and Jola Shaw of Saco, five brothers and four sisters-in-law, Norman Daigle and his wife Dorilda, Real Daigle and his wife Velma, Lionel Daigle and his wife Jacqueline, Lionide Daigle, and John Daigle, all of Madawaska. Norma is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Cecile Daigle, and a brother-in-law, C. Whitcomb Shaw.
Friends may call Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, February 1, 2019, from the Parish of the Precious Blood Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Caribou. Following the services all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at the parish center. Spring interment will be held in the Old Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Published on January 29, 2019
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Pauline (Polly) Goode
Feb 06, 2019
Norma and I have been friends for way back before she got married and stayed friends when she moved to Caribou. We both married men from Caribou a few days apart. I will miss her very much.
Aimee (Shaw) Brooks
Jan 31, 2019
John & family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Norma was such a special lady and I have fond memories of her smile and warmth, especially as a little girl. She always made me feel special.
I think of her every time I use the prayer shawl she gave me when my husband was deployed.
I am praying for God to comfort you in this time of sorrow.
April R Caron
Jan 30, 2019
So very sorry to hear of Norma's passing. I am happy to have visited her at the Veterans home when she was there. May you feel the Lord's loving arms surrounding you during this difficult time. Blessings to you all.
Frank and Rose Harris
Jan 30, 2019
To our dear neighbor, John we send sympathy to you and family. We will miss Norma and her upbeat caring ways, and prayers. May God give you peace.
The Irvin and Rachel Cyr Family
Jan 30, 2019
On behalf of my brothers and sisters I am sending heartfelt condolences from my family. My mother spoke very fondly of Norma and enjoyed many years of friendship with her. She was a very special lady.

Peggy R. Cyr MD
Tom and Bette Olson
Jan 30, 2019
We are so very sorry to see of the loss of your love one. Just meet her when she was our Mom's roommate. She was such a lovely lady enjoyed visiting with her and John. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Fr. Claude R. Gendreau, Portland, Maine
Jan 30, 2019
My most sincere sympathies to Norma's family. Be assured of my thoughts and prayers for all of you. May she rest in peace.
Kim Ouellette
Jan 29, 2019
I've know Norma, John & Tina for years what loving , caring, beautiful people. Norma was a holy , honest , loving lady So sad to see her go but she is where she is happy. My heart goes out to the the family at the time and my sincere Condolences. BLESSINGS