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Janine Shaw LaPorta

June 3, 2014
Pine Island Eagle

Janine Shaw LaPorta, lovingly known as "J9", 54, of Matlacha passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014. Born May 23, 1960 in Queens, N.Y., she was a founding member of the Cornbread Mafia, a member of the Matlacha Hookers and the SW Florida Blues Society. She also worked at Mulletville, Bert's Bar & Grill and most recently at the Olde Fish House Marina.

She is survived by her two loving daughters, Crystal and Alicia LaPorta; seven dear siblings, Walter Shaw, Kathleen Krumbholz, Barbara Masters, Julie Hadee, Maryanne Konkowski, Susan Donnelly and Kelly Redavid; two cherished grandchildren, Raven Lilly Davila and Jayden James LaPorta.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, James, and parents, Walter and Margaret Shaw.

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Janine Shaw LaPorta

A celebration of Janine's life will be held at noon, Saturday, June 7, at The Olde Fish House Marina in Matlacha. All are welcome.

She was loved and will be missed by all that knew her.

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