Darren Gordon Shaw
Celebration of Life

Saturday June 8th From 2:00p.m. - 5:00p.m. The Cat and the Fiddle Pub Cobourg

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Darren Gordon Shaw

September 6, 1972 - June 3, 2019

Peacefully in his sleep at home in Cobourg, on Monday June 3, 2019 at the age of 46. Beloved husband of Joyce Ivany-Shaw. Loving father of Dana Shaw, Taylor and Amanda Ivany. Cherished son of John and Ruby (nee Evans) and stepmother, Faye Shaw.Dear brother of Ronnie, stepbrother to Steven and Troy, and stepsister Tanya. He will be missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends. Darren had a zest for life and lived it to its fullest. He loved his family and friends, and wouldn’t hesitate to help anyone in need. He was a long-time member of the Port Hope yacht club, and had apassion for sailing and his cabin up north. A celebration of his life will take place this Saturday, June 8th, starting at 2pm (Darren’s family will be there from 2pm-5pm), at the Cat and the Fiddle Pub in Cobourg, Ontario. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Condolences can be made through www.MacCoubrey.com.

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The Consadine Family - June 27, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Chris Nicholas - June 20, 2019

I was so saddened to hear about Darren’s passing and although “Dunny” and I haven’t seen each other for 20 years or so, I often think of him. We shared many good times in our time at school together (all 14 years). He made me laugh more than almost anyone I have met. He was a great friend anda great guy. I am very sorry for your loss. All my best,Chris Nicholas

Bay of Quinte Yacht Club - June 19, 2019

The Members of the Bay of Quinte Yacht Club extend their condolences to Darren’s family and the other members of the Vikings Revenge.

Courtney - June 13, 2019

Hey Joyce I just wanted to say sorry for your loss of your husband it is truly a sad situation and hope that you are healing. Time will heal on its own just wanted to let you know that if there's anything that you need I am not far away I will come knocking on your door.

Josephine & Tony Bonta - June 12, 2019

Sorry for your loss. We extend our sincere condolences.

Nathan Gotlieb - June 12, 2019

I would like to express my sincere condolence on the passing of Darren. It was my pleasure to have met him.

Gus & Jennie Bambridge - June 10, 2019

Joyce & familyWhere there is sadness love plants a garden of memories. Remembering the unexpected time spent in Cuba each time we drive past your house & Darren's big smile

Danny & Donna Lee - June 9, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Carol Robinson - June 9, 2019

With my deepest sympathy.

Carol Robinson - June 9, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Olga Nienhuys - June 9, 2019

Ruby and John I am so sorry to hear about Darren. A life taken so young. Thinking of you at this time Olga

Angela Evans - June 8, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Steve Macklin - June 8, 2019

My deepest sympathies to the Shaw family. Sail on Darren

Ron & Joanne Bailey - June 8, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Larry and Melanie Sine - June 8, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Jeffrey Sparling - June 8, 2019

Dear John and Ruby,Lise and I are thinking of you today and send you our condolences for Darren's sudden passing. We have many fond memories of Darren and his super sense of humour. Julie remember's playing on the same hockey team with Darren and of course Seb remembers the time Darren tricked him and Julie into eating cat kibble as a yummy snack. Our warmest thoughts are with you today.Lise and Jeffrey Sparling

Tony & Delores Peters - June 7, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Chris Evans and family - June 7, 2019

We send our sincerest condolences. Darren will be missed. We wish we could join everyone on Saturday. Best wishes,Chris, Amy, Seren, Tiernan, and Yvie Evans

Joan Cooper amd Troy McMullen - June 7, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Dave and Netty Alexander - June 7, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Jamie Dunk - June 7, 2019

Joyce and family, So sorry for your sudden loss of your husband, your father, your son and your brother. My sincerest sympathies to all of you.

Lori Baldini and Margaret Stephens - June 7, 2019

Our deepest condolences Joyce. Darren was very special, always helpful to mom. He will be remembered fondly

Bill & Pam Dunn - June 7, 2019

To Family and all concerned Pam and I wish to offer our deepest condolence and sympathy, Darrenwas a brother Viking and dear friend, Full of fun and life, He will truly be missed.

Vicki Kimmett - June 7, 2019

My thoughts are with Darren's family. Darren was a friend of my children when they were teenagers. He had the best smile!

Sarah mcchesney - June 7, 2019

I am truly sorry for your loss. He will be missed and he will never be forgotten, may his soul rest in peace.

Debra Granatstein - June 7, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Debra Granatstein - June 7, 2019

Dear Dayna, Joyce, Uncle John and Faye, Aunt Ruby, Ronnie, Julie. Darren was such an important part of my life. Most of my childhood memories involve Darren and the fun we had together. We had a deep bond that I will always cherish. His laugh, smile and joking ways were his trademark and made him a very special person, loved by me and everyone who knew him. He will always be in my heart and never forgotten. Love Debra

Brian & Anne Ball - June 7, 2019

Dear Ruby, John & Faye and familyOur deepest sympathy with the sudden and unexpected passing of Darren. Take comfort during this difficult time remembering the happy times you shared. Heaven has a new angel.Sincerely,Brian & Anne Ball

Helen Ann Parker - June 7, 2019

John and Ruby, I am so so sorry to learn of Darren passing. I baby sat him for a number of years and we called him the cookie monster, as that was his favorite treat. Please accept my sincere condolences at this time, and I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers as I know what you are going through.

Alma and George Beston - June 7, 2019

Dear Joyce and Family,We are so sorry that Darren's heart would not support him anymore at such a young age. As his friends and neighbours we will sincerely miss him. We loved it that when we asked him for help, he really wanted us to step aside letting him do the job without us slowing him down! The peace of Christ is with you,With love,Alma and George

Margaret Kelderman and RodgerCooper - June 6, 2019

to the Shaw FamilySo sorry to hear about the death of Darren.our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Margaret and Rodger Cooper

Donnie Elder - June 6, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Darren wired our house for us in 2011 and a few other jobs for us over the years .We all loved Darren and he will be greatly missed by - The Elderfamily.

Ray & Joan-Marie Corbeil - June 6, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Michael and Karen Parker - June 6, 2019

Karen and I would like to express our condolences upon your loss. We are friends from long ago to John and Ruby Shaw. I worked with John on many projects of construction. We kept in touch after the parting of John and Ruby. We would like to hear from John and Ruby if either one of you would like to get in touch. We can be reached at 905 885 2739. Unfortunately, we will be at another event on Saturday and unable to attend.

Jennifer Grant - June 6, 2019

My heart aches for you, John, it's just not fair. I will always remember Darren's huge smile and big hugs!

Terry Greer - June 6, 2019

Condolences to Joyce -family and friends

Andy & Kathy Anderson - June 6, 2019

We are so very sorry for the loss of son, father, and husbands life. Darren is having the sail of his life in heaven with the Vikings that passed before him. Try to remember all of the times that you had with Darren and know that he is at peace.With heartfelt sympathy to you at this time of sorrow.

Stan and Carolyn Lytle - June 6, 2019

Our condolences to Ruby and John and Faye and to the rest of the family. He was very young and will be missed we are sure by everyone.

Jack and Vikki Armstrong - June 6, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Victoria Newman-Jones - June 6, 2019

Our very deepest condolences on hearing this sad news, and are sending wishes of peace and comfort to all his Family and friends. So many good memories from when we were all growing up down at the yacht club.

Sheila Hamilton and Deanna Downs - June 6, 2019

So sorry for your loss of a very special man. He was always ready to help anyone when asked. Everyone he knew will miss him at Victoria Retirement. Just a tragic loss at such a young age.

Bill and Helen Glenn - June 6, 2019

Hello: So sorry to hear of Darren's passing. We are thinking of the family at this sad time. Helen & Bill

The SWS Team - June 6, 2019

We will always remember Darren and his infectious smile and great sense of humour. He had a wonderful carefree attitude and always willing to help. May the love of your family bind you and comfort you in this very sad loss and may he rest in eternal peace.Pat, Courtney, Michele, Dave, John, Dan,Kathy, Karen and Peter.

Steve and Jackie Waller - June 6, 2019

Dear John, Fay, Ron and Family, We are so very sorry to hear of Darren's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Steve and Jackie Waller

Bob McCaw and Donna Eastwood - June 6, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Bob and Doris Lockie - June 6, 2019

Dear Ruby,John ,and Darren"s Family, We are so sorry to hear of Darren"s passing so young.Our children should never go before us.You have lost a sweet son and we grieve with you. Bob and Doris.

Rollins Investments Inc. - June 6, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Dirk & Bonnie Boon - June 6, 2019

Condolences from Dirk & Bonnie. Too young.

Wayne & Elaine MacQueen - June 6, 2019

Dear Ruby, Wayne and I are saddened to read of Darren’s passing, sending deepest sympathy to you and your family. A very handsome man, he looks like you, hugs and prayers!

Wilf Stender - June 6, 2019

Sorry for your loss, he was a great guy! -- he will me missed.He always made us laugh.Warm Regards,Wilf Stender

dave williams - June 6, 2019

So sorry Joyce and family for a loss shared by many who knew DUNNY .He was loved by many.

Geoff and Kathy Boon - June 5, 2019

We are so saddened to hear of Darren's passing, he was an all around outgoing, fun loving, big hearted person and he has left a big impression on this Earth. Our condolences goes out to all his family and friends. You will be greatly missed Darren. Big hugs from Geoff, Kathy, Kees and Henk Boon

Sandra Hicks - June 5, 2019

Ruby & FamilyMy thoughts are with you at this difficult time. I have nice memories of Darren from the Port Hope Yacht Club. My deepest sympathies. Sandra

Brian & Cheri Milner - June 5, 2019

Dear Ruby and FamilyWe are so sorry to hear of Darren’s passing. It must be the worst pain a parent can experience. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely with deepest sympathy.

Barry & Lana Bates - June 5, 2019

John & Ruby & family.Our deepest condolences to all. We just can't believe it. Darren was so full of life. So many great memories of him through the years at the Yacht Club. His smile and laugh are forever in my memories. Our prayers are with you. Love Barry & Lana & family

Dawn Kelly (Ferguson) - June 5, 2019

Thoughts & prayers to the whole Family ?????

Kirk, Karin, Kash and Kaila Elder - June 5, 2019

Darren, we will miss your laugh so much..we will miss you so much.. so many times seeing you brought so much joy .. never forget you friend xoxox

Murray & Lesley Waller - June 5, 2019 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Spiro Panagiotopoulos - June 5, 2019

Condolences to the family he will be dearly missed by all the staff at Dimitris Restaurant. RIP good friend

Holley and Reg Denny, Jamie and Erin Cooper - June 5, 2019

We are so sad to here about Darren. Such fun loving guy! Jamie has been sharing a ton of stories about they’re times together. He will be missed.

Karyn Wyatt - June 5, 2019

I would like to send my sincere condolences to Darren’s wife, children, and family. It has been years since I have seen him but I have many, many fond memories of Darren with tons of laughter during my high school and college years. My heart breaks for those close to him. May he Rest In Peace.

Phil and Carole Fardella - June 5, 2019

Our thoughts are with you in this time of sorrow. Our deepest sympathies to all the family. Phil and Carole Fardella

Blaine Johnson - June 5, 2019

Very upset to hear of this news. My deepest condolences to the Shaw family. Many images and fond memories running through my mind today of all the great times spent in years past. Thoughts of you during this time.Blaine

Mary L Petracco - June 5, 2019

To all who knew him,this was a complete shock. He will be truly missed by me and my family. I will remember Darren for his generousity and smiling face. And I will never forget the blackout a few years back when he opened his backyard up to the neighbours and he cook dinner for everyone on the bbq. That memory will remain with me forever. RIP Darren you will be truly missed

Audrey E. Woolsey - June 5, 2019

John and I are so sorry for your loss.. We would like to extend condolences to the family.... Such a loss at such a young age....

Greg Muscat - June 5, 2019

We only met for a short time but that little time will last a life time.You treated me like a long lost friend.