Christina Constance Mary Shaw (nee Galleberg) passed away at the Red Deer Regional Hospital on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the age of 75 years. Mary was born in Big Valley on May 29, 1940. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Angus Shaw of Red Deer; son, Murray (Marlene); son-in-law, Gary Bachman; grandchildren, Mehgan (Jeff), Joshua, Myles, Miranda and Charity; great grandchildren, Madison and Joel; her twin sister, Ann; and sisters, Patty and Sandra. She was predeceased by her daughter, Carline; grandson, Lucas; parents, Mary and Christian Galleberg; grandparents, Elizabeth and Carl Erickson; and her uncle, Clayton. Mary was greatly interested in art and music, and was active in several organizations including the Big Valley United church, the CGIT and the Rebeccas, of which she was a past President. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be made to the Big Valley United Church, PO Box 278, Big Valley, AB, T0J 0G0 or to a charity of their choice. The family would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank You” to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit of the Red Deer Regional Hospital for their care and support. A Memorial Service will be held at Church of the Nazarene, 4930 Woodland Drive, Lacombe, AB on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 11:00 am. Mary will be missed by many. Mary will be missed by many. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
“Absent from the body – present with the Lord”