, Newburyport, MA

December 31, 2012

Marie E. Shaw, 71

Bourne, MA — Marie E. (Rozas) Shaw, 71, of Bourne, MA and formerly of Byfield and Rowley, passed away in Plymouth on Saturday, December 29, 2012. She was the widow of James R. Shaw who passed away in January 2010.

Marie was born in South Gate, California on October 8, 1941 to the late Eugene and Margaret (Ludmanyi) Rozas .

She attended school in EL Monte ,California. During her working career she worked as a secretary for twenty-five years at Electronics Products in Newburyport.

After her husband’s death she moved to Cape Cod to be with her daughter and family. Marie was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed traveling across the country.

She is survived by her children, a son James C. Shaw of Madrid, Spain and daughter Theresa and her husband Paul Sexton of Bourne, MA; her sister Irene and husband William Riggs of EL Monte, CA, also two grandchildren, Faith and Madison Sexton. She leaves two nephews and a niece, William Riggs, II, Kyle Bickford and April Flynn.

ARRANGEMENTS: A period of visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 4-6 PM at the F.S. Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 14 Independent Street, Rowley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00AM on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 in St. Mary’s Church, Main Street, Rowley. Burial will follow in the South Byfield Cemetery, Jackman Street, Georgetown. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701-9376. For information, directions or to send condolences please visit