Deborah Ann Kearney Shaw, daughter of Dr. Pat and Donna Kearney of Galveston, TX died November 22, 2016 at her residence in Magnolia, TX.

Deborah was born October 11, 1965 in Niles, MI. and just celebrated her 51st. birthday. Debbie attended grade school at St. Patrick’s in Galveston, TX and graduated high school from Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. She graduated from the University of Texas, Austin and subsequently taught at Annunciation School in Houston. She obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of Houston and was employed at the NASA Manned Space Center as an IT Director/Instructor.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, William Shaw of Magnolia, TX; her son Seth Caldwell, Austin, TX; parents Dr. Pat and Donna Kearney, Galveston, TX; her sisters Diane Schlageter and husband Kevin and children Ciara, Katrina and Demi; Dina Roane and husband Tom and children Addison and Riley; Jacqueline Johnson and children Daryl and Patrick; Kelly Curry and husband Zane and children Marley and Luka; Erin Conrad and husband Clay and children Hudson and Campbell, as well as many friends near and far.

On Saturday, December 3, 2016 a viewing will be held from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 PM led by Pastor Randy Whitemore at The Magnolia Funeral Home, Magnolia, TX. Debbie requested cremation and the family will have a private memorial service and burial at a later date in Galveston, TX.

Debbie loved to give of herself helping others. Her favorite charities were The Beacon and Lord of the Streets. If you would like to donate in her memory, please visit: and or the charity of your choice.

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