Mikels, Charlotte (Shapiro), of Brookline, formerly of Newton and Chestnut Hill, passed away May 19, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Albert L. Mikels. Devoted mother of Richard Mikels and his wife Debbie, and Jack Mikels and his wife Rochelle. Dear grandmother of Allison Mikels, Robert Mikels, Amy Leshinsky and her husband Michael, Jennifer Mikels and her husband Daniel Murphy, Andrew Mikels, and Marisa Mikels. Proud great-grandmother of Rebecca and Hannah. Loving sister of the late David O. Shapiro. Two-decade career at Bloomindale’s in Chestnut Hill, serving as the Manager’s Assistant, working in all areas of shop; First independent-living resident at NewBridge on the Charles in Dedham; Ward coordinator for the Eugene McCarthy Presidential campaign in 1968; Founder and Superintendent of the Oak Hill Park Jewish Sunday School. Graveside service at Sharon Memorial Park, Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:45 pm. Following services, memorial observance will be at the home of Jack and Rochelle Mikels, and will continue Tuesday, 2-4 pm, & 6-9 pm. Memorial observance will be held at the Home of Richard and Debbie Mikels, Wednesday, May 23rd, 2-4 & 7-9:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Hebrew SeniorLife, c/o NewBridge on the Charles, 7000 Great Meadow Rd., Dedham, MA 02026.