CANTON -- Mr and Mrs. James W. Shaw, 746 Old DeKalb Road will mark their 71st wedding anniversary on July 20, 2020.
Mr. Shaw, son of the late Silas and Lola Livingston Shaw, married Louise M. Perrault, daughter of the late Thornton and Ria Wakeford Perrault on July 20, 1949, at St. Mary's parsonage with the Rev. Robert J. McCarthy officiating.Attendants were Gloria Baker and the late Clarence Connant.
Mr. Shaw was employed on area dairy farms and in the maintenance department at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, until his retirement after 31 years.
Mrs. Shaw is a homemaker.
They have a daughter Rita K. Allen of Oneida; a son, James W Shaw, Jr. of Heuvelton; a son, Joseph J. Shaw of Canton. A daughter, Valerie Shaw is deceased.
They have several grandchildren.