Life Story / Obituary
Geraldine “Gerry” Shaw, Daughter of Joseph Impullitte and Maria “Mary” Petrarca, passed away August 27, 2020. She was born May 9, 1921, in Pennsylvania, where her father found work in the coal mines, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, where the burgeoning automotive industry provided greater opportunities for the family. Gerry was active through her life in several social and civic organizations. Predeceased by her husband Gordon Shaw, and her siblings Olga, Elda, Dolores, and Rudolph (Rudy), she is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.