Peaceful 09

Dorothy J. Shaw

November 30, 1930 ~ December 10, 2019 (age 89)


Dorothy Jane (Stup) Shaw, 89, of Laurel, MD passed away on December 10, 2019.


Dorothy was born in 1930 to John Samuel Stup, Sr. and Ruth Elean (Keeney) Stup in Searsville, Frederick County, MD.


She was a former member of Savage Baptist Church and a current member of Hope Baptist Church both in Laurel, MD.


She retired from F.W. Woolworth Company in 1992. Dorothy enjoyed Flea Market browsing, collecting Blue Willow china, Trailer-Camping at Breezy Point, collecting eagle figurines, silver spoons and teaching Children’s Sunday School and Children’s Church.


Dot was preceded in death by: her Father John Samuel Stup, Sr., her Mother Ruth Elean (Keeney), her Brother Paul David Stup, her Husband of 65 years John H. Shaw, Jr., her Sister Ruth Elean (Stup) Bennett, her Sister Irene Gertrude (Stup) Vincent, and her Brother John Samuel Stup, Jr.


She is survived by her Sister Adessa Daisy (Stup) Harper, Brother George Grant Stup, Brother Jacob Jerome Stup, Brother Harry Edward Stup, Daughter and husband, Doug & Linda (Shaw) Ousborne, two Grandsons and wives, Colonel Michael & Sarah Green and Matthew & Abigail Ousborne, five great grandchildren, Ashley, Jonathan, Emily and Grace Green and Hadley Joy Ousborne.


Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.313 Talbott Avenue Laurel, Md. 20707 on Monday, 12/16, from 3:00 until 7:00 pm.

With a funeral service in the chapel of Donaldson Funeral Home on Tuesday, 12/17, 11:00 am.

Interment is immediately following the Funeral at Glen Haven Cemetery, 7231 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD, 21061.


Memorial Donations in lieu of flowers: Dorothy was very passionate about supporting the Lottie Moon Christmas offering for foreign missionaries. You may donate by check to either church below, with “Lottie Moon Offering” on the memo line. Please mail to either:


Hope Baptist Church 8801 Stephens Road Laurel, MD 20723 or

Savage Baptist Church 8901 Washington Street Savage, MD 20763

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December 16, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

Funeral Service
December 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Chapel at Donaldson Funeral Home, P.A.
313 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

Interment following funeral service

Glen Haven Memorial Park
7215 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

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