Margaret  Shaw

Obituary of Margaret Ann Shaw

Margaret Ann Woodbridge Shaw passed away July 12, 2023, at her home after a short battle with cancer. She was born June 26, 1938 in Everett, Washington to Philip E. and Lois M. (Pownall) Woodbridge. The family moved to Auburn in 1941. Growing up in Auburn, Margaret attended Auburn schools and graduated in 1956 from Auburn High School.

In October 1958, she married Gerald (Jerry) Shaw at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. They moved to Seattle and she worked many years at Langendorf Bakery offices and retired from Gai’s Bakery in 1995. She was a member of the Teamsters Union.

She returned to Auburn in 1987 and had resided here since then. Margaret enjoyed traveling, especially cruising, and doing needle point projects, creating many beautiful gifts for friends and family. She also enjoyed water aerobics at the YMCA. She volunteered at the Family History Center helping others with their genealogy.

Margaret was predeceased by her parents, husband, Jerry Shaw; brother, Allan Woodbridge; 2 half-sisters, Patricia Taylor and M. Phyllis Bianco; and her companion of 25 years, Les H. Workman.

She is survived by her sisters, Laura Hiber and Nancy Davis; sister-in-law, Lori Tkaczak; 7 nieces and 3 nephews; and several great-nieces and nephews. She will be missed by family and friends. Inurnment will be at Mountain View Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to thank the staff at Multicare, Canterbury House, Health Haven, and Providence Hospice for the wonderful care that Margaret received from them

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