Pauline Patricia Shaw
1941 - 2020
Pauline Patricia Shaw
Visitation Information
February 13, 2020
Visitation Time
2-4 PM
Visitation Location
McCulloch United Church, corner of Harmony Road and Camden Road
Burial Information
Burial Date
August 30, 2020
Burial Time
1:00 PM
Burial Location
Harmony Cemetery, Harmony Ridge Road, Harmony
Requested Charity
McCulloch United Church
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Graveside service will be held 1 p.m., Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Harmony Cemetery. Due to current Covid-19 and Public Health requirements, a maximum of 250 people will be permitted to attend and masks are required. Please bring your own chair, practice physical distancing and register with one of the funeral directors upon arrival.

Pauline Patricia Shaw – 78, Truro, passed away peacefully, with loving family at her side, on Thursday morning, February 6, 2020, at The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Alfred Sr. and Helen (Hanes) Shaw.

Pauline was a member of McCulloch United Church, Harmony-Camden, where she sang in the choir with her beautiful alto voice. She worked in Toronto for a few years and came back to Truro and worked as a seamstress for Scotia Furs and Stanfield’s.

Pauline is survived by her sisters, Shirley (Earl) Isenor, Truro; Mary (Dennis) Fraser, Truro; brothers, Harry (Evelyn) Shaw, Truro; Alfred Shaw, Jr., Truro; Truro; several nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Elizabeth Anne Barnaby; brothers, Richard (Emily) Shaw, William (Evelyn) Shaw.

We are so thankful for the entire staff at The Mira Long Term Care Centre for the wonderful care given to Pauline over the last four years. As well, very special thanks to her caregiver, Connie Doran, who went over and above for Pauline; Pauline’s long-time friend, Charlene Blois, for all of her visits and help; Tom and Mary Guinan who looked out for Pauline where she lived for several years and became wonderful friends.

Pauline’s family invite you to come and celebrate her life from 2-4 p.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020, at McCulloch United Church (lower level), corner of Harmony Road and Camden Road, Harmony. Interment will be held at a later date at Harmony Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Pauline’s memory to McCulloch United Church are welcomed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Pauline’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Pauline Patricia Shaw