Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Ethel Shaw (née Walker), Glasnevin, and formerly of Blackrock, Dublin and Portarlington passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on  Monday 21 November at home.

A lady of many words, kind-hearted and warm, with a great sense of humour.

Ethel was the beloved wife of the late Jim.

Dearly loved and very sadly missed by her sons and daughters, Tony (wife Martina), Helena (who cared for Ethel and Jim at home), Jimmy, Brenda (husband John Beausang) and Graham (partner Andrea Schwemmer). Devoted grandmother of Luke, Joe, Rebecca and Finnen. Also missed by her brother-in law Liam, sisters-in-law Ann, Eileen and Ida, extended family, carers, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Rom Massey & Sons Funeral Home, the Civic Centre, Ballymun Road, Dublin on Thursday evening 24 November from 7pm to 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning 25 November at 10am at the Church of Our Lady of Dolours, Glasnevin (near Botanic Gardens) followed by cremation at Glasnevin Crematorium at 11.30am approximately.

Please note that the funeral Mass can be viewed online at and the cremation service at –

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Dogs Trust, Ashbourne Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 or at

Those who wish may leave a message of condolence in the condolence section on the online page here.




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