SCHECHTMAN, Sylvia (Shakin) Schechtman, 93, of West Hartford died Sunday, September 25, 2005 at Hartford Hospital. She was the widow of Dr. Charles T. Schechtman. Born in New York, NY, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Florence (Smith) Shakin. She lived in New Britain, Sarasota, FL and Avon before moving to West Hartford. Mrs. Schechtman was a member of Temple B’nai Israel of New Britain. She leaves two daughters, Sheila Weinberg of Orange, and Reba Maisel and her husband Louis of Harvard, MA; a son, Jonathan T. Schechtman and his wife Deborah Doyle-Schechtman of Quechee, VT; five grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 28, 2005 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of the Weinstein Mortuary, 640 Farmington Ave, Hartford with Rabbi Henry Okolica officiating. Interment will follow in Beth Alom Cemetery, Allen St., New Britain. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Temple B’nai Israel, 265 West Main Street, New Britain 06052, to Palliative Care, c/o Hartford Hospital, 80 Seymour Street,P.O. Box 5037, Hartford 06102, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Mrs. Schechtman with her family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.