Maurice ‘Moe’ R. Shaw


Maurice ‘Moe’ R. Shaw

1933 – 2010

LIVERMORE FALLS — Maurice R. Shaw, 77, passed peacefully on Sunday, March 7, at his home in Livermore Falls.

He was born in Skowhegan, Feb. 22, 1933, the son of Reuben and Esther (Calway) Shaw. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post 28 in Farmington. He had a strong belief in caring for the environment that “mother nature” had created.

He was an avid outdoorsman, a master registered Maine guide, and often referred to a “Moosehead Moe.” He loved life, family and friends. He loved camping, fishing and hunting, and was truly his happiest when in the “woods” especially at his camp in Shaw Township.

He loved tying flies and making custom fly rods, as a hobby. He was employed by Lucas Tree Experts until becoming disabled in 1976. He married Jane “Bailey” Shaw of Livermore Falls. He is survived by his wife, Jane Shaw of Livermore Falls; two sons, Wayne of Skowhegan and Frank Sr. of Livermore Falls; his daughter, Ramona “Shaw” Quirion and her husband, Scott, of Clifton Park, N.Y.; a stepson, Steven Lane and his wife, Amy, of Rockwood; stepdaughter, Melissa Pearce and her husband, John, of Manteo, N.C.; his sister, Judy Wacome and her husband, Raymond, of New Vineyard; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, James of Madison and Edward of Philadelphia, Pa.; and sister, Sandra Lawrence of Hermiston, Ore.