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SHAPIRO--Phyllis Ann,

69, of Centreville, Delaware, and Miami, Florida, died on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, after a short battle with lung cancer. Phyllis was the beloved wife of Partha Bagchi. From the time they first met in 1992, Phyllis and Partha have been inseparable. Raised in West Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Isaac and Doris (Mintz) Shapiro. A graduate of Hall High School and Smith College, Phyllis pursued a career in development and public relations. After holding senior positions at Hank Meyer Associates and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Phyllis pursued a career as an independent management consultant to non-profit organizations. She is survived by her husband, Partha Bagchi, and two sisters: Joan and Franklin Green of New York City, and Ruth Shapiro and Bruce Frankel of Larchmont, New York. Shiva will be observed at the home of Joan and Franklin Green on Thursday evening, December 7, 2017. Memorial contributions may be made to organizations dealing with hunger, homelessness, and water conservation.

Published in The New York Times on Dec. 3, 2017
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