Edith S. Shaw, 97, wife of the late Henry T. Shaw Jr., died on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at home after a brief illness. Born in Meriden on April 28, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Nellie (Lindbergh) Setterlund. Edith was a longtime resident of Meriden, before moving to Cromwell in 1972. She was a parishioner of St. Andrews Church in Meriden for many years. Edith loved to travel. She visited Europe, Africa, South America and many other beautiful places around the World. She was a longtime volunteer at Middlesex Hospital. Edith was a very caring woman who donated to many organizations. She lived a full life and will be greatly missed. She is survived by one daughter, Elizabeth Johnson of Middletown; three grandchildren, Erik Johnson, Dane Johnson and Krista Johnson, all of Middletown; ten great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Peter J. Shaw and two sisters, Alice Saleski and Eleanor Dinnen. Friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 5 to 7 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Americares, 88 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902, or online at www.americares.org .