Written condolences may be sent to Lillian Shapiro at The Watermark at 3030, 3030 Park Avenue Apt. 2026, Bridgeport, CT 06604 Services are private.

Betty Shapiro


October 31, 1924 - February 17, 2016

Betty Shapiro, 91, who lived all but a few months of her life in Norwalk, died February 17th in Bridgeport.

Born in Norwalk, October 31, 1924, daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Cohen Shapiro of Norwalk. She was a graduate of Norwalk High School, Class of 1942.

She was preceded in death by sisters; Mildred Shapiro Pockell and Ruth Shapiro; and a brother, Morris Shapiro.

Betty worked in the publishing industry until well into her 80s. Betty was an avid swimmer for much of her life and could be seen daily at the Norwalk YMCA pool.

For many years she and Lily dined weekly at Pasta Nostra in South Norwalk and were favorites of the many regulars there.

Miss Shapiro is survived by her sister; Lillian Shapiro, of Bridgeport, her nieces and nephews, David Pockell and Judy Pockell Andrew of California, Michael Shapiro of Massachusetts, Neil Shapiro of Idaho, their spouses, children and grand-children.

Written condolences may be sent to Lillian Shapiro at The Watermark at 3030, 3030 Park Avenue Apt. 2026, Bridgeport, CT 06604 Services are private.

  1. David please accept our sincere sympathy on the loss of your aunt. Your personal recent efforts on her and the immediate family’s behalf, were reflections of a loving fine family. God bless all at this sad time.
    Linda & Gustavo Vazquez
    Norwalk, CT

    February 21, 2016
    Linda & Gus Vazquez -

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