Florence Shoifet

MILLERTON — Florence Shoifet, 88, a longtime Millerton resident, died June 29, 2011, at the Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

For 25 years, Miss Shoifet was a supervisor at the Gateway Drive-In Restaurant. She also worked for the Senior Nutrition Center in Lakeville.

Born March 25, 1923, in Sharon, she was the daughter of late Rose (Weiner) and the Rabbi Barnett Shoifet. She was a 1941 graduate of Housatonic Regional High School.

Miss Shoifet is survived by her brother, Jacob Shoifet and his wife, Shirley, of Houston, Texas; her loving nephew, Jay Shoifet and his children, Shani and Nadov, who reside in Israel; a loving niece, Laura Yaffee and her husband, Wayne, and her children, Shoshana and Gabi of Houston; and many loving friends.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Sidney Shoifet, in 1951.

Funeral services and burial were held on July 1 at Schrome Israel Cemetery in Poughkeepsie, the Rabbi Dan Wiko officiating.

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