Emma Armstrong Shaw

Emma Armstrong Shaw died on Wednesday, Sept. 18, she was 104 years old. Emma was born in Louisiana in 1912 and her family moved to San Bernardino in 1944.

She was the devoted matriarch of a blossoming family where love flowed, deepening with the church, in it's expression rooted within the community.

In 1929, Emma Armstrong married George Bernard Shaw. They gave birth to 13 children, 11 lived to adulthood.

George passed in 1991.

The Shaw family, Emma's church and her friends celebrated her "life well lived" on Oct. 4 at Ecclesia Church in San Bernardino, followed by burial at Mt. View Cemetery.