Shirley Ann Neistat, of West Hartford, died December 10, 2012. Born in Hartford on Sept. 9, 1931 to the late Sam and Mary (Smuckler) Neistat, she leaves her brother, Leonard (Eleanor) of Boynton Beach, FL and sister, Ruth (Alan) Whitman of Westlake Village, CA. Shirley was the beloved aunt of Mark (Julie), Laurie (Eby) Friedman, Beverly (Jeffrey) Adler, and Jeffrey (Maritza), special great aunt of Hali, Joseph, Samuel, Jacob, Benjamin, Samantha, Joshua, Olivia, Raymond, and Alexandra, and friend since childhood of Joan Z. Mandell. A 1949 graduate of Weaver High School, Shirley worked for Emhart Manufacturing, Davis-Jacobs Travel Agency and Graham Ralph Insurance Agency. Always in good humor and coral lipstick, Shirley will be remembered for her exquisite taste, choice of beautiful greeting cards, generous gifts and being the biggest fan of her nephews, nieces and their families. The family wishes to thank Dr. David Casey for his highly competent and attentive care.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. in the Sanctuary of Temple Sinai, 41 West Hartford Rd., Newington, with Rabbi Jeffrey Bennett officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to sign the guest book for Shirley, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com/funerals.cfm