WARREN, R.I. – Joseph Shansky died Dec. 6, at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was the husband of Janet (Rubinstein) Shansky for 47 years. Born in New York City, a son of the late Daniel and Nora (Matesky) Shansky, he had lived in Warren for 12 years, previously living in Barrington. He was freelance graphic designer. Joseph was a member of Temple Habonim and its Ruach Singers.
He was the father of Rebecca Shansky and her husband, Jesse Schomer, of Boston, Massachusetts, and Sara Kaye and her husband, Adam, of Austin, Texas. He was the brother of the late Bernice Weinberg. He was the grandfather of Miles and Ruby.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Temple Habonim, 165 Meadow Road, Barrington, RI 02806 or The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02115.