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Peggy Lynn Shaw-Gilmore

Posted: Friday, Oct 12th, 2012

Peggy Lynn Shaw-Gilmore
Peggy Lynn Shaw-Gilmore, 54, of Lincoln City, Ore., died of heart failure on Oct. 5, 2012 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, Ore.

She was born June 24, 1958 to Leila Helen Shaw and Floyd Andrew Shaw in San Francisco, Calif.

Peggy married the love of her life and best friend, Sam Gilmore, on March 17, 1982 in West Covina, Calif. They gave birth to three beautiful children - Shaunna Gilmore, Megan Fender and J.T. Gilmore. The family moved to Lincoln City in 1995.

Peggy worked as a games dealer from 1995 to 2008 at Chinook Winds Casino. She was involved with the Taft High Boosters and served as president from 2004 to 2006.

Peggy was a practicing Catholic and a member of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Lincoln City.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, camping and anything that would give her the chance to be near the ocean. She was an avid football fan and loved watching her son play. She also loved playing pool with her best friend Kris and anything to be with her family.

She was preceded in death by her sister Kathy Sooter.

She is survived by her husband, Sam Gilmore; daughters, Shaunna Leslie Gilmore and Megan Lynn Fender; son Jonathan Travis Gilmore; and son-in-law Tim Fender; siblings, Yvonne Gutierrez, Evelynn Townley, Virginia Venzor, Gail Hagee, Mike Shaw and Nick Basil; and two grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Eden Hall and Side Door Café in Gleneden Beach.

Affordable Burial and Cremation is handling arrangements.

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