Thelma B. Shaw, 74, of Osborn Road, Naugatuck, died July 15, 2012, at the Masonic Home & Hospital in Wallingford. She was the wife of Robert D. Shaw Jr.

Mrs. Shaw was born May 12, 1938, in Torrington, daughter of the late Graham and Flora (Wedge) Benjamin. She was raised in Morris.

She was a member of the first graduating class of Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield in 1956. While at Wamogo, she was a member of the basketball team and a cheerleader.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Shaw is survived by two sons, Robert G. Shaw, and his wife, Barbara, of Oakville, and Michael E. Shaw, of Naugatuck; a brother, Robert G. Benjamin, and his wife Beverly, of New Milford; four grandchildren, Brandon and Chelsea Shaw of Oakville and Ashley and Michael Shaw of Naugatuck; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services and burial are private and at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.

The Hickcox Funeral Home in Watertown is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Masonicare Home Health & Hospice, 33 North Plain Industrial Road, Wallingford, CT 06492.