Pittsburgh — Doris (Rabinovitz) Shapiro, 87, formerly of Peabody, entered into rest October 18, at Providence Point Nursing Home in Pittsburgh. Beloved wife of Irving Shapiro. Born in Peabody, daughter of the late Israel and Mamie (Jacobson) Rabinovitz. She was a graduate of Peabody High School, class of 1942.
Mrs. Shapiro had been an office manager for Best Petroleum Company in Lynn for ten years prior to her retirement in 1985.
A longtime resident of Peabody, she was a life member of Hadassah in Peabody, B’Nai B’rith Women’s International and the Boston Aid to the Blind. She was also a member of the Women’s American ORT, Ladies Auxiliary for the JRC in Swampscott, United Order of True Sisters Heritage #53 in Lynn and the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Roslindale. Doris was a volunteer worker for the Peabody Red Cross and was a member of Temple Ner Tamid in Peabody.
In addition to her husband with whom she shared 61 years of marriage, she is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Murphy and her husband Michael of Sewickley, Pa., and Roberta Lee Renner of Huntington Beach, Calif.; her late three loving sisters, Rose Sullaway, Zelda Hurwitz and Reva Feinstein; and one cherished grandson. Christopher Murphy.
ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services at Maple Hill Cemetery, Esquire Road, Peabody, on Sunday, October 21, at 2:30 p.m. Memorial observance will be held at Sewickley, Pa. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St, Watertown, MA, 02472. Arrangements under the direction of Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem.