Stephen Shaw, 88, loved to sail

Stephen Shaw, 88, of New Fairfield, died Sept. 23 at Stamford Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret Shaw.

He was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Beijing, China, son of the late Ernest T. and Harriet E. (Hall) Shaw.

He was a member of the Candlewood Yacht Club and enjoyed sailing. He also enjoyed gardening, taking photographs and sharing them with his family.

He is survived by two sons, Mark, and his wife, Lori Shaw, of New Milford, and Brian, and his wife, Ling O'Neil, of Arlington, Texas; a daughter, Sheila Selleck, and her husband, Robert, of New Milford; and four grandchildren, Christopher and Melissa Shaw, and Calista and Collin O'Neil. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a sister, Eleanor.

Funeral services will be private.

Cornell Memorial Home of Danbury was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford CT 06492.