Linda Elaine Small

Linda Elaine (Shapiro) Small, of Randolph, passed into eternal peace on November 14, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She was the wife of the late Melvyn H. Small and the beloved daughter of the late Freda and Alec Shapiro.  She leaves behind her children Ken & Roberta Small of Deerfield, IL, Carla & Roy Kiesler of Santa Barbara, CA, and Lauren Small & Chuck Silverston of Brookline, MA. She was the adored Noonie to her grandchildren Jodi, Dani, Andrew & Matan, loved by her brother Alan & Karen Shapiro, her sister Sunny & Marshall Grodberg, Susan & Joel Ostroff, and sister-in-law Helene & Joe Stone.  She was the loving aunt to her many nieces, nephews, and great-nephews. A special love carries on with her caretakers, Sherley Attis & Sonie Charles.  Linda grew up in Brookline, MA, and graduated from Brookline High School.  She then went on to The Beth Israel School of Nursing.  She was an ob/gyn nurse for many years. Linda devoted her life to her family, friends, career and the Jewish community. Linda was actively involved in Temple Beth Am in Randolph and proudly served as Sisterhood President. Everyone who knew Linda loved her dearly.  She was the most caring, loving, engaging and funny lady. She will be deeply missed and always remembered.Services will be held at Temple Beth Abraham/Temple Beth Am, 1301 Washington St., Canton, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:30pm .Following interment at Agudas Achim Cemtery ,Brockton, memorial observance will be held at the home of Lauren Small and Chuck Silverton until 9:00pm, on Friday 1-4pm , Saturday 5:30-8:00pm and Sunday 1-3pm & 7-9pm.In lieu of flowers remembrances to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces,154 Wells Ave., Newton ,MA 02459 or American Friends of Magen David Odom,www.afmda.org.

 

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