Donna Jean Shaw, 77, of New Castle passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Hancock Regional Hospital in Greenfield. She was born September 16, 1945 in Henry County, Indiana, a daughter of the late Theodore Roosevelt and Florence Lavona (Cook) Shaw.
A former resident of Kennard, she attended Knightstown High School. Donna was a very active member of Kennard Christian Church, where she sang in the choir and was involved with vacation Bible school in the summers. She had worked as a caregiver for her father, mother and then continued on caring for many others. She had also served as a babysitter and janitor at church, schools, banks and restaurants. Her hobbies included reading, BSF and embroidery.
Survivors include her brother, Carl Edward (Patricia) Shaw of Anderson; two nieces Stephanie (Bob) Casper of Cincinnati, Ohio and Alisha Kay Stevens of Muncie; great nieces, Jordan Casper of Belgium & Lt. Shelby Casper of Colorado; 4 great great nieces & nephews; and a sister in life, Laura (Tony) Martin of Greenfield.
In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Martin; two infant sisters, Nancy Anne & Estella Shaw; and her loving pet, Pugsley.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of services Saturday at the funeral home. You may express condolences or share a memory of Donna at www.hinsey-brown.com.