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Mary Catherine Shaw

Monday, October 17, 2011

Mary Catherine (Brant) Shaw, 85, formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 after an extended illness at the home of her daughter in Woodstock, Ga.

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She was born in Greencastle on March 14, 1926, the daughter of Minnie (Mangus) and Lawrence Brant.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and eight older brothers and sisters.

Blind since birth, Mary accomplished more than many sighted people.

She was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved and lived for her children and grandchildren. For the past several months she has been enjoying and loving her newest great-grandchildren, twins Kaitlynn and Benjamin.

She is survived by three children, Allan Shaw and William of Greencastle and Diana Hoopingarner of Woodstock, Ga.; grandchildren Heather Carman, Andrew and wife Amber Hoopingarner, Eric Hoopingarner and Hayley Hoopingarner all of Woodstock, Georgia, and twin great-grandchildren, Kaitlynn and Benjamin, also of Woodstock, Ga.; grandchildren Jennifer Shaw and Patty Shaw of Greencastle, and four great grandchildren Kiara, Austin, Christopher and Alicia, all of Greencastle.

Private family services were held in Georgia. The family asks that memorial donations be made to the Cherokee County Humane Society, 
5900 Bells Ferry Rd., 
Acworth, GA 30102.