FRYEBURG – Lida P. Shaw, 91, of North Fryeburg, died Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Fryeburg Health Care Center.

She was born April 25, 1915 in Harrison. She was a daughter of Matti and Anna Rimpilainen Pulkkinen. She worked for Green Thumb in Fryeburg for many years and also assisted her husband, Smokey Shaw, in his plumbing and heating business.

She played the saxaphone in the Shaw’s Orchestra Band for many years and they were well known for their big dance parties at camp. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and was an avid reader.

She is survived by three daughters, Nancy Bell of South Portland, Linda Shaw of Portland, and Judith Lakin of San Clemente, Calif.; three grandchildren, Lance Bell, Debbie Beote, and Ben Lakin; and three great-grandchildren.

She was predeased by her husband, Linwood Smokey Shaw in 2000; two sisters, Saima S. Pulkkinen, Hilma Litzen; and two brothers who died in infancy.

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