Shirley Dunie Goldberg

Goldberg, Shirley Dunie February 11, 2012, 92, died peacefully at home surrounded by family. Preceded in death by her loving parents, Harry and Fannie Dunie; her beloved husband, Samuel Goldberg; and her sister, Johanna Hofstein; dear mother of Donna (Richard) Shatz, Harriet (Anna Navarro) Blickenstaff and Judy Goldberg. Known as Gaga to her grandchildren Lauren (Amy) Shatz, Andrew (Jennifer) Shatz, Jennifer (Ray) Jersey, Jacob and Matthew Blickenstaff; great grandmother of Nathan and Adam Shatz. She was the adored Aunt Sis of Mark Hofstein, Lewis Hofstein and the late Doug and John Hofstein. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University and later went on to earn an advanced certificate in Library Science. She was a life long learner, lover of adventures and avid reader. She was a reference librarian at University City for 44 years, fully retiring at age 88. She was a kind and gentle person, cherished by many especially her family. Services: Funeral service Friday, February 17, 12:00 PM at Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd. with interment to follow at Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Cemetery, 9125 Ladue Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Humane Society of Missouri, Central Reform Congregation or the University City Library. A RINDSKOPF-ROTH SERVICE

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch from Feb. 14 to Feb. 17, 2012