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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Thursday August 11th, 2022
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
Friday August 12th, 2022

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St. Anthony's Cemetery
Friday August 12th, 2022

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Clarence W. Shaw

Clarence W. Shaw, 90 of Streator passed away Monday morning August 8, 2022.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 4 – 7 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11AM at St. Michael the Archangel Church.  Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be grandsons, Paul and Adam Losey, Kevin, and Charlie Chismarick, Pat Promenschenkel and Jonathan Arizzi.  Honorary will be Jack, Bill and Dick Cunningham, Joe Adamchak and Ron Handzus.

Clarence was born on September 28, 1931, in McLeansboro, IL to Logan and Tollie (Sparks) Shaw.  He married Joyce A. Cunningham on August 10, 1957.  She preceded him death on December 7, 1998.

Surviving are daughters, Kathy Losey of Streator, Karen Schmitt of Streator and Julie (Michael) Arizzi of Bolingbrook, grandchildren, Paul (Christy) Losey, Felicia (Pat) Promenschenkel, Adam (Amanda) Losey, Ali (Kevin) Chismarick, Gabriella and Jonathan Arizzi, great-grandchildren, Lily Promenschenkel, Anna and Abby Losey, Olivia, Charlie and Molly Chismarick, Braylen, Jack and Hadlee Losey, sisters-in-law, Linda Wagner and Melva Cunningham and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce, son in law David Losey, In-laws, Bill and Nancy Cunningham, Toots and Raymond Decker, Nancy Szobar, Glenn Cunningham, and Mary Jane Loy.

Clarence graduated from Magnolia Swaney High School in 1951.  He started working at Dells Appliance in 1958, he later purchased from Arthur Dell, then selling the business to his daughter Kathy in 1997 at which time the stores name changed to Shaw Appliance.  Clarence was a member of the former St. Anthony’s Church and currently St. Michael the Archangel Church.  He was a member of the Streator Elks Lodge, Streator Knights of Columbus, he served on the Board of Directors of Streator Home and Loan since 2000 and also a original board member of the Woodland Education Foundation.

Memorials may be made to the Woodland Education Foundation.

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Clarence was the embodiment of the term” the man, the myth, the legend”. Always a hello and a kind of word every time I saw him. He kinda set the bar for the type of life most men want to live. An all around good human being.

Nathan Hovious Aug 14 2022 7:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Clarence Shaw

Kelly Krocker Aug 12 2022 5:00 PM

Prayers and love for the family Linda

linda cross Aug 11 2022 11:08 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clarence Shaw

Lynn Staver Aug 11 2022 8:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clarence Shaw

Mary Zavada Aug 10 2022 11:31 PM

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Clarence Shaw. May your memories fill your heart during this difficult time and always. His light, along with the others, will continue to shine down on us to remind us they are always with us!

The Quaintance Family Aug 10 2022 10:23 PM

My deepest sympathy to the family. Clarence was a wonderful gentleman. I enjoyed getting to know him while working at Streator Home Savings Bank. He always put a smile on my face every time I saw him.

Crystal Gnidovec Aug 10 2022 9:28 PM

Our deepest sympathy Kathy and all the family. Clarence was a very pleasant and kind man to know and will certainly be missed.

Marcia McMullen Aug 10 2022 6:15 PM

Kathy and family so sorry for your loss. Clarence was a special person. Prayers for you all.

Patty Long Aug 10 2022 12:48 PM

My deepest sympathy to all.💔

Jan Wachowski Aug 10 2022 9:58 AM

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