Mark Edward Shaw 67 of Cheboygan, formerly of Harrison, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petoskey, Michigan. Mark was born December 25, 1952 in Garden City, Michigan, the son of Edward Douglas Shaw and Barbara Mae (Pfister) Shaw. Mark was united in marriage to Ms. Thressia “Trish” Lou Beemer on August 22, 2015 in Harrison. Mr. Shaw had resided in Cheboygan since 2018, moving from Harrison, where he had resided since 2003.
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Mark retired from Lansing Board of Water and Light as a mechanic after twenty years of service prior to moving to Harrison. He also retired from Clare County Transit Corporation of Harrison after ten years of service as a mechanic. Mark was a member of the Harrison Moose Lodge and Family Center #2235 and the Harrison American Legion Post 404 S.A.L. Mark had a passion for cooking, he would put on quite a spread from: prime rib, sweet and sour pork, chicken, shrimp to steak, burgers and dogs. He loved cooking for family and friends and sharing memories with a Bud Light or two. Mark loved watching NASCAR races and enjoyed attending the races with his friends when possible. Mark truly was loved by many family members, friends and co-workers.
Surviving Mark is his wife, Trish Shaw of Cheboygan, his two children; Andrea Shirey and her life companion, Paul Schmucker and Jon Shaw and wife Michelle of Holt, Michigan, two step-sons; Michael Beemer of Harrison and Khristopher Slaughter and wife Jamie of Texas, his parents; Ed and Barb Shaw of Cheboygan, two sisters; Marcia Elowsky and husband Larry of Indian River, Michigan and Sandy West and husband Art of Delray Beach, Florida, two brothers; Craig Shaw of Flint, Michigan and Barry Shaw and wife Yvonne of Indian River, many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, his lifelong best friend, Jeff Lugo and wife Linda of Harrison, his beloved dogs; Chi Chi and Chilly and beloved cats; Charlie and Peej. Mark was preceded in death by one grandson, Brock Holden Shirey and one great-grandson, Levi Lee Golden.
Funeral services honoring Mr. Shaw will be held Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison with Pastor Ron Callen officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Mark may be considered to the Shaw family, in care of: Trish Shaw. To share an online memory or condolence with Mark’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mr., Shaw are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.