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Rose (Fineman) Shaffer of Needham, formerly of Swampscott, Lynn, and Lawrence, passed away on August 2, 2016, at the age of 94. She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Pearl (Midkoch/Metcoff) Fineman and was predeceased by her beloved husband, Samuel Shaffer, as well as by six brothers and sisters, Andrew Fineman, Ann Cohen, Jake Fineman, Charles Fineman, Louis Fineman, and Fay Gruber. She will be sorely missed and is survived by her loving daughters, Paula Schatz and her husband, David, and her daughter, Wendy Shaffer. She was also “Bubbie” to her adored grandchildren, Samuel and his wife, Michelle Schatz, Jay Schatz, and Nina Schatz. She will also be missed by several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Graveside services was held at Congregation Ahabat Sholom Memorial Park, 16 Buxton Road, Route 114, Danvers, on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at 11 a.m. The family honored Rose by sitting Shiva at the Schatz home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Donations in Rose’s memory may be made to the Williams Syndrome Association, 570 Kirts Boulevard, Suite 223, Troy, Michigan, 48084-4156 (https://williams-syndrome.org). The family also wishes to thank the staffs at Avery Crossing, Briarwood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, and Care Dimensions Hospice, for the compassionate care and support that Rose received.
Arrangements by Brezniak-Rodman Funeral Directors. www.brezniakrodman.com, family-owned.
Published on  August 3, 2016
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