June 29, 1927 - June 3, 2021 Rita Shapiro was a devoted daughter, wife, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, cousin, aunt and friend. She deeply valued her family and friends. She was the mother of Stephen (Gail) Shapiro and Daniel (Annette) Shapiro. She was the grandmother of Joshua (Lauren) Shapiro, Alisa (Jonathan) Foreman, Amy (Joseph) Miller and Adam (Lauren) Shapiro. She was also the great-grandmother of Molly, Teddy, Elijah, Zoe, Georgia, Rosalie, Wallace and Asher. Rita was predeceased by her dear parents, Dorothy and Isaac Bernard Sherr, and her loving and devoted husband, Irwin Shapiro.Rita was born in Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from L.A. High and, in 1949, she graduated from UCLA with a BA in Music.Rita was proud that she was a "professional volunteer" at the University of Judaism (now AJU) gift shop for 21 years, Jewish Family Service and many other worthy organizations.Rita was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.Contributions may be made to the Valley Beth Shalom Food Bank, or any charity of your choice
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Published by Los Angeles Times from Jun. 12 to Jun. 13, 2021.