Mildred Shaw Kuhns Dies April 18


Mildred Louise (Mayers) Shaw Kuhns of Harrison City, Pennsylvania, died Saturday, April 18, at Forbes Hospital in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. She was 92.

Ms. Kuhns was born on February 16, 1923, in Windber, a daughter of Paul and Ann (Christoff) Mayers. She was a member of St. Barbara Church in Harrison City and attended Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Shaw; her second husband, Duane E. Kuhns; a son, David P. Shaw; brothers, Paul G., Joseph and Thomas Mayers; a sister, Dorothy Shrift; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie Shaw. She is survived by three sons, William A. Shaw of Ohio, Michael E. Shaw and wife Mary Ann of Pennsylvania, and Joseph P. Shaw and wife Dana of Hampton Bays; daughter-in-law Marlene Haas of Florida; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends on April 22 at the Ott Funeral Home in Irwin, Pennsylvania. Prayers and a funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 23, starting at 9 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by burial at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in North Huntington, Pennsylvania. Online condolences may be left at

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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