BOCA RATON, FLA. – Shirley Konicov died Nov. 16, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Monte Konicov. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, a daughter of the late William and Fannie (Weiner) Cohen. She lived in Boca Raton for 25 years, and previously lived in Warwick for over 50 years.
In her early forties, Shirley pursued a college degree and embarked on a career as a health caregiver. As a Rhode Island licensed registered nurse, she worked in several skilled nursing facilities. She assumed leadership roles as nurse supervisor at both the Charlesgate Nursing Center in Providence and the former Pawtuxet Village Care in Warwick, retiring in 1994.
Shirley was an active resident of Century Village in West Boca Raton, and a life member of Hadassah. She was a patron of the arts and culture, especially enjoying music, theater and multiple forms of dancing in which she personally excelled. She will be remembered as a committed caregiver both in her career, and more importantly in her daily life. With family and friends, she was constantly recognized as an exquisite hostess and fabulous cook.
She was a devoted mother of Marc Konicov and his wife, Roberta, of Wakefield, Massachusetts, Dr. David Konicov and his wife, Michelle, of Lincoln, Ellen Ellin and her husband, Barry, of Baltimore, Maryland, and Howard Konicov and his wife, Judy, of South Orange, New Jersey. She was the dear sister of the late Bernard Cohen. She was the loving grandmother of Andrew, Bruce (Marni), Carys, Jenna (Bashar), Benjamin, Jacob and Justin. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Dylan and Sophie.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Hadassah, 40 Wall St., 8th Floor, New York City, NY 10005.