Janet A. (Malkiel) Shapiro

Janet A. (Malkiel) Shapiro, of Newton, on Monday, February 11, 2019. Dedicated wife of the late Philip N. Shapiro. Loving mother of Candy Shaughnessy & her husband Tim of Sarasota, Susan Shapiro & her husband Dan Lebowitz of Natick and Steven Shapiro & his wife Cecilia of San Francisco. Adored grandmother of Brian & Cortney Shaughnessy, Kyle Shaughnessy & Chelsea Scholz, Matt Lebowitz, Jake Lebowitz, Bielinsky Brea, Zack Lebowitz and Aidan Shapiro. Dear sister of Burton G. Malkiel & his wife Nancy Weiss Malkiel and sister-in-law of Beverly Bennett & her late husband Avie, the late Robert Shapiro & his surviving wife Lorraine Lages, Stephen & Frances Shapiro and Barbara Shapiro. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Services in the Chapel at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham St., Sharon on Thursday, February 14 at 12pm.

Following the burial, the family welcomes all back to Janet’s late residence.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, Ma 02116. These donations will go to supporting the doctors and nurses who provided Janet and her family exceptional care, support, and peace in her final days.

Up until the week before her death, Janet remained true to the activities she loved; working in her yard, planning her spring garden and her beloved Sunday “bargain shopping” excursions. She remained a competitive Mah Jong player and relished the time she spent enjoying dinners and playing cards with her grandsons.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 14, 2019

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