Shirley Shapiro, 85


 Warwick, R.I. – Shirley Shapiro died March 3 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Stanley Tolchinsky and Harold Shapiro, and longtime companion of Stanley “Babe” Greenstein of Warwick.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Ben and Gertrude (Gershovitz) Snyder, she had lived in Warwick for 24 years, previously living in Cranston. 

She was a secretary at the ACI for 10 years, retiring in 2012. Shirley was a member of Temple Beth-El. She enjoyed attending Touro Fraternal Association events and traveling. 

She was the devoted mother of Jon Tolchinsky and his wife, Mindy, of Warwick, Howard Tolchinsky and his wife, Alma, of Rocky Point, Mexico, and the late Marjorie Tolchinsky. She was the dear sister of the late Lenore Gross. She was the loving grandmother of Sydney and Zachary Tolchinsky. She was the cherished aunt of Terie, Beth, and Fred. 

Contributions in her memory may be made to your favorite charity.