Dorothy “Dikey” (Miller) Shankman, 95, of Worcester, died April 26. She was the widow of Murray Shankman. Born in Fitchburg, she was the daughter of Julius and Ethel (Freedberg) Miller. She had lived in Worcester for 73 years. She graduated from Fitchburg High School and from Boston University. She had been an administrative assistant for Selig Manufacturing, Martin Wallpaper and Orthopedic Associates of Worcester. She was a long-time member of Beth Israel Synagogue and was a life member of Worcester Chapter of Hadassah, the Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Israel and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Jewish Healthcare Center. She is survived by two sons, Dr. Mark Shankman and his wife, Judy, of Boston, and Peter Shankman of Dennisport; two daughters, Susan Michelson and her husband, Dr. Steven Michelson, of Acton and Gale Shulan and her husband, Bruce, of Warren, N.J.; seven grandchildren, Joshua Michelson and his wife, Dr. Margaret Michelson, Zachary Michelson and his wife, Mollie, David Shankman, Dr. Sarah Kerner and her husband, Zachary, and Rebecca, Emily and Molly Shulan; and great-grandchildren, Sasha, Eva and Theo Michelson and Julian and Reggie Kerner. She was predeceased by three sisters, Beatrice Feingold, Rhoda Rosin and Elizabeth Miller. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Healthcare Center, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester 01609; Congregation Beth Israel, 15 Jamesbury Drive, Worcester, MA 01609; or the charity of the donor’s choice. RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME OF HOLDEN


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