SHAW, PAMELA

Funeral services were held Sept. 7 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jersey City, for Pamela Shaw, 67, Jersey City. She died Sept. 3 from metastasized lung cancer. She was born in New Hampshire to Ann G. Shaw and Charles L. Shaw. After studying Art at Syracuse University, Pam moved to Manhattan, where she worked as a graphic designer and artist for decades. She moved to Jersey City in the 1990s, and launched TigerPaw Shaw Designs, her graphic design business. Pam was an integral member of several communities. A passionate animal rights advocate, she volunteered with the Companion Animal Trust of Jersey City. She was known for always helping lost or hurt animals, and was particularly skilled at rehoming cats. She served on the Board of Directors of the Barrow Mansion Development Corporation, and redesigned the website and marketing material for the historic, landmarked community center located on Wayne Street. Pam was an ardent proponent of the land and habitat conservation work done by the Silver Lake Land Trust in Harrisville, N.H., site of her family’s summer home. She visited Silver Lake every August. She is survived by siblings Kimberley Shaw Isaak and Charles Shaw III, as well as several nieces and nephews. Pam was an exceptional friend and spiritual mentor to many, her kindness, generosity, warm smile, and joie de vivre were a balm to all who knew her. Services arranged by the McLaughlin’s Funeral Home, Jersey City.