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Matthew P. Shaw

February 5, 1984 ~ March 29, 2022 (age 38)


Matthew P. Shaw, 38, of Westborough, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family following a lengthy and hard-fought battle with AML.  He was the loving husband of Meagan M. (McAleavey) Shaw and a devoted father of three children: Torin A. McAleavey, Mason K. McAleavey, and Avery J. Shaw all of Westborough.

Born in Concord, MA he is the son of Peter B. Shaw of Sutton and the late Mary Lee (Colgan) Shaw. In addition to his wife, kids and father he is survived by his sister, Erin M. Piccioli and her husband, Christopher, of Sutton; his brother Peter B. Shaw, Jr., and his girlfriend, Gina Carrico, of Douglas and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was raised in Westborough and was a 2002 graduate of St. John’s High School.  He also attended Northeastern University.

When he passed Matthew was employed with PUMA.  Beginning his time there in the digital marketing team in 2017. From the beginning, he loved his work and the PUMA family.  In his time, he worked his way up to Senior Strategist in Esports Brand Management. He took his love for e-gaming and video games and pioneered PUMA’s entry into the esports world. 

Outside of work, Matt would always be spending time with his family. It was his driving force in all he did in life.  His other life passions were writing, reading, playing and listening to music and playing video games.

All are invited to attend calling hours on Saturday April 9, 2022 from 2pm to 5pm, at the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main Street, Westborough.  A celebration of life will be held on Sunday April 10, 2022 from 1pm to 4pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 17 Willow Street, Westborough.

Even when faced with the awfulness that is AML, Matthew won the hearts of all those who treated him and cared for him at Dana Farber on Yawkey 8. Never once did he show up to an appointment without a smile and drive to fight this terrible disease.  In remembrance of Matthew’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.


Calling Hours
April 9, 2022

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home
62 W. Main Street
Westborough, MA 01581

Celebration of Life
April 10, 2022

1:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
17 Willow St.
Westborough, MA 01581

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