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John Elwood Shaw

March 13 , 1990 - August 23 , 2023

John Elwood Shaw

March 13 , 1990 - August 23 , 2023


Friday, September 1, 2023

2:00 ~ 8:00 PM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Friday, September 1, 2023

5:00 PM

Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel



SHAW, John E., age 33, of Detroit, August 23, 2023. Beloved son of Thomas Shaw and Amy (Matthew) Jorgensen. Loving brother of Meghan (Uribi Beaumont) Shaw, Dillon Shaw, Claire Gomez, and his fur companion Hank. Dearest grandson of Joan Lesner and Nancy Souke. He is survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Hugh Lesner, grandparents John E. SR. and Carroll Shaw, his uncle John E. Shaw, and Jerry Garcia. John enjoyed playing hockey as a youth. He loved music, especially The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, and Led Zepplin. He loved watching NFL football with his father. He was an avid reader and enjoyed science and history. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sobriety House.


  • Tom: I am so very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Linda Sisung
  • Tom I am so, so sorry. Wishing you peace and comfort in the days ahead. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Kristi Bussell
  • I am so sorry for your great loss. Sending prayers. May God hold you closer as you navigate through this grief. Teri ( Collins) Stevens
  • Tom , Iam so very very sorry for your heart wrenching loss. My heart breaks for you. May God comfort and keep you in His loving care. Many Prayers for youπŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ Kim Bradley Schmitt
  • Tom, I'm so incredibly sorry for the loss you and your loved ones are enduring. I will always love John, he'll forever hold a special place in my heart. He was one of a kind and I think the world of him, no one was funnier. Grant Martinez
  • I am so saddened to hear of your loss May God be with you in your sorrow Thelma collins
  • My condolences to the family. My heart aches for all of you. Tom, we adored John. Go Bulldogs!! Sarah Eleczko (Miller)
  • My name is Kevin Layne. I am Craig Prez cousin. Met you a couple times. I’m so very sorry to hear about your loss. It’s devastating to hear. Praying for your family. Tom
  • Tom, really sorry to hear about this. Jeff Jeff Smith
  • Dear Tom and family, We were so saddened by the news of your son John's recent passing. May you find peace in remembering and honoring his life. You have our deepest sympathy Sue and Brian Donovan
  • John's passing is an immense loss, and my heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss. The love and light that John brought into the world will be deeply missed by all his family and friends, but his memory will live on forever in the hearts of everyone he touched. Kevin Nelson

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