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333 Falling Spring Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202
Phone: (717) 264-6416
Fax: (717) 264-1114
Martha Shaw

Martha Shaw (Aldrich)

Thursday, July 9th, 1936 - Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Martha Aldrich Shaw, 82, of Chambersburg, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 7, 2019. Born July 9, 1936 in South Paris, Maine, she was a daughter of the late Homer Aldrich and Gladys Starbird Mellor. She was a graduate of the South Paris High School and attended Gordon College in Wenham, MA. A homemaker most of her life, Mrs. Shaw was a member of the Chambersburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church where she volunteered with the Kids Club and the food pantry. She was a former long-time member of The Open Door Church where she was active with missions and the quilting club. Her hobbies include quilting, reading, sewing, gardening, canning, and travel. She especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s activities and was involved with church mission work throughout her lifetime. Her husband of 52 years, Murray E. Shaw, whom she married June 16, 1956, preceded her in death on July 23, 2008.

She is survived by four children, Elizabeth Morrison (Timothy) of Ephrata, Janet Schlotter of Chambersburg, Timothy Shaw (Heidi) of Fairfield, and Andrew Shaw (Andrea) of Carlisle; nine grandchildren, Rebekah Petris (Joshua), Jonathan Morrison, Deborah Harkness (Zachary), Shawnee Shaw, Benjamin Schlotter, Cheyenne Shaw, Sarah Smith (Nick), Aubrey Shaw, and Alyssa Shaw; seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles Aldrich (Carol) of St. Johnsbury, VT and Stephen Aldrich (Joyce) of Roxbury, ME. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Grover and Joyce Sampson.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Chambersburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 230 Siloam Road, Chambersburg, PA. Pastor Jeff McCracken will officiate. Interment will follow in Lincoln Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Operation Christmas Child, c/o Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or one her memorial page at
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home
    333 Falling Spring Rd.
  • Service

    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Christian & Missionar Alliance Church
    230 Siloam Road
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  • Interment

    Lincoln Cemetery
    Lincoln Way East
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Maureen Robertson

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Andy, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I remember her so well from CVCS. I loved helping her in the library and talking with her. I know she will be sorely missed but now she is in the arms of her Lord.

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