BANTAM — Robert W. Shaw, 57, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at home following a brave battle with cancer. He was the husband of Kathleen (Campbell) Shaw for 28 years.

Bob was born in Bridgeport on Feb. 24, 1953, son of the late Roger and Evelyn (Thomas) Shaw. He was raised in Fairfield and graduated from Andrew Warde High School. He worked for Gerber Technology Inc. for 24 years, and in 2009 received his bachelor’s degree from Albertus Magnus College. Bob was an amateur astronomer and classic car lover. He was also deeply devoted to his family.

In addition to his wife, Kathleen, he is survived by three daughters, Jessica Pietrosanti and her husband, Thomas, Kimberly Zywno and her husband, Ziggy, and Courtney Shaw; a granddaughter, Isabella Pietrosanti; a brother, Richard Shaw; a sister, Deborah Dion; many nieces and nephews; and a loving extended family.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Rowe Funeral Home, 283 Torrington Road, Litchfield. Burial will be private. Friends and family may call on Thursday from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Center for Cancer Care Fund, 200 Kennedy Drive, Torrington 06790.

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