Fannie M. Shore

January 13, 1923February 25, 2018

SHORE, FANNIE M. (MELLER), 95, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 25, 2018 at her home in West Palm Beach, FL. She was the devoted wife of the late Maurice J. Shore. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Adolf and Rosa Marie (Balischansky) Meller, and was formerly of Providence and New Seabury, MA.

She is survived by her children Allen Shore, Edward Shore, Robert Shore, Peter Shore (Deborah), and Jane Jacober (Alan); grandchildren Stacey Werner (Howard), Matthew Shore (Sari), Sabrina Albano (Gregg), Stefani Andres (Richard), Suzanne Walke (Evan), Andrew Jacober, Michelle Nelson-Shore (Ziv), and Heather Shore; great-grandchildren Jacob, Sofia, Isabella, Branden, Skyler, Capri, Olivia, and Taylor. She was the sister of the late Pauline M. Berger, Max E. Meller, and Robert Meller. She was an adored aunt and beloved friend to many.

Fannie graduated from Classical High School and Boston University.

Her caring for others began at an early age raising money for the community chest. This instilled a lifetime commitment of community and volunteer service; including being a Den Mother, a member of Temple Beth-El Sisterhood, ORT, an active member of Christian and Jews, Brandeis, President of the National Council of Jewish Women of RI, the resettlement of Russian refugees, a board member of Jewish Family Services, one of the first volunteers for Meals on Wheels, President of the Women's Division Jewish Federation of RI, numerous other leadership roles at JFRI and becoming an honorary director. She was also an active member of the Israel Cancer Association.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 4th at 3:00 PM at Temple Beth-El, 70 Orchard Ave, Providence with burial in Sons of Israel and David Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Temple Beth-El or your favorite charity. Shiva will be held at the home of Jane and Alan Jacober, 30 Gilbert Stuart Dr, East Greenwich, RI 02818; Sunday 7-9 PM, Monday and Tuesday 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM.


  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 4, 2018

Fannie M. Shore

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