Joanne Shapiro

April 19, 1929January 5, 2019

Joanne Shapiro, age 89, of Monroe Township, New Jersey passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2018.

Born in Newark, NJ, she lived in Linden for over 40 years before moving to Monroe Township for the past 15 years.

She graduated from Trenton State College, now known as TCNJ. She was a teacher for the Elizabeth and Linden School Districts for over 29 years. She was a member of Congregation Anshe Chesed and its Board of Directors, Past President of its sisterhood, Past President of Linden Deborah, and a member of Bnai Brith, ORT, NJEA, NEA and the Singles of the Ponds. She was active in the "Ponds" community.

Mrs. Shaprio is survived by her son, Dr. Ira (Linda) Shapiro; daughter-in-law Elissa Shapiro; and her grandchildren: Brian, Allison, Daniel, Rachel, Emily and Blake.

Joanne was preceded in death by her husband, Bertram Shapiro(1988), her sons: Marc (2016) and Ronald(2016).

Funeral services will be Monday, 11:00 AM at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, 44 Wilson Avenue, Manalapan, New Jersey. Burial will take place at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, NJ.

The Period of Mourning will take place at the residence of Dr. & Mrs. Ira Shapiro as follows: Monday following the burial, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Minyan Service will be at 7:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joanne's memory may be made to American Diabetes Association (

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Shapiro family.


  • Dr. Ira (Linda) Shapiro, Son
  • Elissa Shapiro, Daughter-in-law
  • late Marc Shapiro, Son
  • late Bertram Shapiro, Husband
  • late Ronald Shapiro, Son
  • Brian, Allison, Daniel, Rachel, Emily and Blake, Grandchildren


  • Funeral Service Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, January 7, 2019

Joanne Shapiro

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