William Patrick Shaw

Born: Wed., Nov. 29, 1961
Died: Mon., Jul. 20, 2020


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William Patrick Shaw, age 58, of St. Clair, PA passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 20th, 2020 at his home.

Born in Pottsville, PA on November 29, 1961, he was the son of the late Thomas V. and Rosemary (Kerns) Shaw.

Bill was a graduate of Pottsville High School and then attended Penn State University. He worked at Jetson's Direct Mailing in Hamburg and then for Reading Tube Corporation.

Bill was a member of the former Mary Queen of Peace Church in Pottsville. He loved hiking, reading, and Schuylkill County History. Bill was curently writing a book on his family and the mining industry in the area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Thomas V. Shaw Jr.

Bill is survived by a son William J. Anthony and his wife Katie Coleman-Anthony, Port Carbon; a daughter Holly Kellman, California; a granddaughter Mattea Anthony, Port Carbon; two sisters: Margaret "Peggy" Shaw, New Tripoli and Cindy Kokitus, Schuylkill Haven; a brother Mike Kokitus, Orwigsburg; a niece Shana Kelly, Pittsburgh; a nephew Justin Horvath, Chicago, Ill; and cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Services and interment will be held private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Schuylkill County Historical Society 305 North Centre Street Pottsville, PA 17965.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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Myrna Everly
   Posted Fri July 24, 2020
Our deepest condolences to all the family!! Myrna and Bill Everly

Jerome Hranchock
   Posted Sun July 26, 2020
Rest in peace. Your finally back with topper.

Lynn Dempsey
   Posted Tue July 28, 2020
Will,
My heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your father. There are no words.
God Bless you and your family during this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Lynn Dempsey