Rachelle Rudo

Rachelle Rudo (Jonas)

November 12, 1950 - March 27, 2021
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300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923


Rachelle (Shelly) Rudo (nee Jonas) passed away on March 27, 2021 at the age of 70. She is survived by her sons Matthew (Jennifer) Rudo and Adam (Cheryl Pfeffer) and her grandchildren, Sara Rudo, Jackson Rudo and Charlotte Rudo, sisters Andrea (Sam) Breault and Lori Maleson, sister-in-law Rochelle Rudo, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Clifford Rudo, her parents Samuel and Nora Jonas.

Shelly was a beautiful woman, inside and out. She was impeccably neat and tasteful and her home reflected it, yet it was always warm and welcoming. She had many friends, most of whom were like family to her. In fact, some of her friendships dated back to her early childhood, yet some of the most significant bonds she formed were with some she met later in life. She was especially close to her sister-in-law, Rochelle, who was more of a sister to her than a sister-in-law, and a trusted friend. Most of her friends were so close to her that they were not only there for the good times, but also never failed to be there to help and support her through her many illnesses. She also frequently spoke of the group of women with whom she played Bunco for many, many years and their annual holiday party, which she usually hosted. She definitely had a flair for entertaining as well, and enjoyed doing it.

Anyone who knew Shelly knew that she was very sensitive and had a kind heart, and, as her granddaughter Sara said, a pure soul. She was first and foremost the most loving and devoted mother and grandmother. Even as her boys became adults, she never stopped saying how proud she was of them and how it touched her heart that they remained so devoted to her. They were always there for her, whether it was to help around her apartment, run errands for her, or just to check in to see how she was. They meant the world to her. Of course, the light of her life was her grandchildren, to whom she was also extremely close. She was never too busy for them and often spoke of the lunches with Sara that she loved so much and the talks with Jackson, and whenever she was able, she was there for the events of their lives, whether it was birthdays, holidays, school performances, athletic events or whatever. She loved to cook for her children and grandchildren, and whenever they came over, everyone had their favorite meal and there was always a freezer full of sweets that included each of their favorites. As sick as she had become over the last year, just seeing her newest granddaughter, Charlotte, would just perk her up and lighten her mood, though she was never one to feel sorry for herself and always retained her sense of humor and optimism. She loved her family, including her nieces and nephews and cousins from both sides of her family, and they all adored her. She had a wonderful marriage of 45 years to her beloved Clifford, her high school sweetheart, for whom she pined until the day she passed away. The family is finding some consolation in that they will be united once again.

Shelly was very loved by so many and will always be very, very missed by everyone who knew her and never forgotten.

Services are private. Virtual shiva will be held on Tuesday at 7pm and Wednesday at 8am. Please check back for the links. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Scleroderma Foundation, 300 Rosewood Drive, Suite 105, Danvers, MA 01923. A public service is to be held in the coming months.
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Marjorie Granek

Posted at 10:29am
Please accept our sincere condolences on your loss.

Margi and David Granek

Harriet and Howard Diener

Posted at 11:02pm
We are so very sad to learn of the loss of your beloved Shelly. She was truly warm, caring and beautiful both inside and out.
We hope that wonderful memories of her will be a comfort to you
We hope that wonderful memories of her will give you comfort in the days ahead.

Helene and Gary Lenet

Posted at 11:34am
Sending love and prayers to all of you. My heart is broken thinking that Shelly is not a part of my life anymore. She was such a special and close friend to me and will be in my heart always. I already miss our daily phone calls and lunches and always her kind words and caring for me and my family. Shelly will be missed by so many. Love, Helene and Gary

Natasha Yaeger

Posted at 04:29pm
So saddened to hear of Shelly's passing. We only knew each other for a short while through CHAI but I'll remember her kindness and gentleness, always. My condolences to her family and friends, clearly her greatest treasures.

Sandra and Malcolm Berman

Posted at 02:18pm
To the entire Rudo family,
We met Rachelle many years ago when my cousins, Rona and Barry Gerskov, daughter, Sara, got engaged to Matt. She was always very friendly and we enjoyed her company over the years at family events. May she now be out of pain and rest in peace.

rona ann gerskov

Posted at 10:37pm
Twenty years ago, Shelly and Clifford and my husband and I ran out of the First Seder because we got the call that our first grandchild, Sara, was about to be born. We rushed over to St. Joseph's Hospital and waited not very patiently. Clifford and Barry sat quietly in the waiting area while Shelly and I watched where the nurses went in and came out. We found the delivery room where we heard Jennifer and Matt's voices. We listened with our ears against the door until we finally heard Sara's first cry. I don't think either of us had ever been happier. Twenty years later, on the night of another First Seder, Shelly sloughed off all pain and left this earth. She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed. May she rest in peace.

Sara Rudo

Posted at 05:22pm
I love you Grammy, no one will ever replace you ❤️

Debbie Attman

Posted at 02:05pm
I was so saddened to hear about Shelley!! She was the kindest sweetest caring person!! I used to love work outs with her at PPI & Greenspring and see her when she lived here in Greenetree ! Later when I would see her always accepting what she was dealt and never complaining!! Shelley will truly be missed especially her beautiful smile!!

Larry Scheinin

Posted at 01:14pm
We are so sorry to hear about Shelly's passing. Our thoughts go out to Andrea, Lori, Shelly's sons Mathew and Adam, and their families. We have fond memories of the times we have spent together.

Larry, Gary and Jane Scheinin

Aliza and Michael Friedman

Posted at 11:59am
We were so sorry to hear of Shelly’s passing. Shelly was a beautiful woman, always with a bright smile. She fought a courageous fight against a dreaded disease, without complaint. Everyone who had the privilege of knowing Shelly knew just how special she was. She will be missed.


Posted at 07:40pm

Phyllis (Steinhorn) Woolford

Posted at 05:50pm
My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Jonas/Rudo Family as they mourn the loss of their beloved Shelly. She was an incredible person who loved her family and adored her friends.

My wonderful memories of Shelly go back to the mid 50's when we lived on Nelson Avenue. Our mothers, Nora and Ethel, were best friends, and are buried at the same cemetery, across the path from one another. Shelly gets her love of baking from her mother who baked gorgeous cakes for the three Steinhorn kids' bar and bat mitzvahs.

Shelly was such a beautiful, sweet and humble person. We never lost touch through the years; instead, our friendship became stronger. She always called me her "oldest" friend. Whenever we met for lunch, we would sit and talk for at least 3 hours. But, that was never enough. She and Clifford had a beautiful marriage. She missed him so much. She loved talking about her sons and was so proud of their accomplishments. Whenever I asked her about her grandchildren, Sara and Jackson, she would start off by saying, "Oh, Phyllis," and then her whole face would be one huge smile. She was "over the moon" when it came time to finally meet Charlotte Jay for the first time. Shelly and I sat on her porch and also spent time on her favorite bench in the lovely park near her apartment. She was always cold and loved to sit in the sun., the hotter the better. The last time we were there, I was wearing a short-sleeved top, and she was bundled up in a winter coat, hat, scarf, gloves, and boots.

Whenever I saw Shelly, or we talked on the phone, she would ask how I was doing, She never put herself first. Her attitude was positive and hopeful. Despite the diagnosis and pain, she fought a valiant battle.

I will miss you so much, my precious, darling friend. You were such an important part of my life for so many years. Your sadness was my sadness; your joy was my joy. Rest in peace knowing that you were loved and adored by so many. You and your legacy of life, love and laughter will live on forever. Thank you so very much for your devoted love and genuine friendship.


Ellen/Myron Asher

Posted at 04:01pm
To Lori and the Rudo Family
With our deepest sympathy on the loss of Shelly. So many memories of Rogers Avenue Shul, Marshall’s, Willow Glen and Leafydale
Shelly was always smiling and so sweet
May your memories bring you happy thoughts knowing Shelly was such a wonderful person. So very sorry to all
Ellen ( Zlotowitz) & Myron Asher

Ellen and Allan Franklin

Posted at 04:00pm
Andrea , Lori and Rudo family,
Allan and I are so sorry for the loss of Shelly. She was always so warm and friendly when she came shopping at Banana for many years. Our sincere sympathy to the entire family.

Dena Greenberg Gordon

Posted at 02:04pm
I am very saddened by Shelley passing . We were high school buddies and we always had so much fun . I remember her smiles and laughter and when I would run into her it was always a pleasure to see and speak to her. Her presence will be missed but her spirit will always be present. So sorry for the family’s loss. My condolences and prayers

Leslie Borenstein

Posted at 01:07pm
I was so saddened to learn of the passing of Shelly. Truly the warmest, kindest, caring and most gentle human being....
and an incredible listener of others. You knew you had her full attention and could feel her being present in the moments you were in her company - selfless to the core and with all her own medical issues that could be all consuming, one would never know as she always presented herself with a smile and such warmth. I was not one of her closest friends but we shared two very special friendships and had opportunities to have dinners together and celebrate their birthdays over the years. I will miss seeing Shelly and being the recipient of her warmth a d beautiful smile and out carch-up conversations.

I am quite sure that our very dear friend Shelley B. is greeting her with open arms at this moment. G-d certainly created an imperfect world with much unfairness but I do believe that Shelly was one of his creations that ranked as close to perfect as any human can be.

Shelly, you will be missed and always remembered by so many who love you. I extend my heartfelt condolences to the Rudo/Jonas family and all of her very dear friends.
Leslie Borenstein

Patsy Milner

Posted at 12:34pm
I first met Shelley in the 90’s at Greenspring Raquet Club. I used to watch this beautiful smiling person work out with such devotion and intensity. I soon came to learn that this devotion was apparent in anybody or anything in her life. When the gym closed ,we promised to keep in touch,and we did. Sharing lunches, pictures of her family, and recipes every few months. Shelley never complained. She just didn’t want to be a bother to anyone. She was always interested in me and my family . You could talk to her about anything. I am so glad that I was lucky enough to call her my friend. She was one of the good ones .

Anne and Jay Liner

Posted at 12:11pm
We are so sorry to hear about Shelly’s passing. She was a beautiful woman of valor and will be missed by everyone who ever met her. We were privileged to know her.

Stanley LaSov

Posted at 10:46am
My deepest sympathy to Andrea and the entire family on the loss of your beloved Shelly. Her spirit will live on forever.

Alice M Breault

Posted at 10:43am
To Andrea and Sam (my brother), family and friends, I am sorry to hear of the passing of Rashell. Although I did not have the pleasure of knowing her, eveyone's stories shared are living memories of a wonderful person. I know she will be sorely missed. So sorry.


Posted at 08:58am
My condolences to the Rudo/Jonas families. I remember the first time I met Shelly at a party 47 years ago and I remember the last time I saw her about two months ago. Yes the circumstances were entirely different but one thing remained the same and that was Shelly. She was sweet, charming, lovely and gracious under all circumstances. May she rest in peace.

Kathy Shepard

Posted at 08:45am
Shelley, Patti and myself have celebrated our birthdays together for over 30 years and what wonderful lunches they were. We celebrated , shared the good and not so good times and supported each other. Oh how I will miss you Shelly. The sweetest person I knew. Will miss that wonderful smile!

Nikki Herman Greene

Posted at 08:39am
I have so many memories of Shelly and the entire Rudo family! Shelly and Cliff knew of all the newest restaurants growing up. I remember going to Cheesecake Factory in Bethesda with them to celebrate Adam and my birthdays! We had never seen food like that! And then other delicious meals at Uncle Julios Rio Grand! I loved seeing Shelly at Greenspring Gym, and catching up with her before our work outs too! She was always present! And truly had such a great friendship with my mother! And a great couple relationship with my parents. They miss you both so much. Love Always, Nikki

Risyl Edelman

Posted at 07:52am
Shelly and Clifford came to our home several times to share Shabbos dinner. It was a highlight of our week when they would come. We continue to this day (years later) to enjoy the games she brought for the children - a piece of her in our home...
After Clifford left us, Shelly spoke only of how grateful she was to have had 45 years with him, the love of her life. She kvelled over her grandchildren and was over the moon with delight at Adam's marriage. We worked together briefly at CHAI, and she was one of the kindest most supportive presence daily for me. Any time I sent out a request for an upcoming event, Shelly was the one person in the building who responded and baked. Her baking was epic, and she adored fresh Challah.
I pray the family will find comfort in the tremendous love and light she brought everyone. She will be sorely missed.

Leslie S. Blum

Posted at 06:53am
I was so very saddened to learn of Shelly’s passing. We met some years ago, working out at the gym, and formed a warm and genuine connection, that lasted long after those days. First thing in the morning, she was ALWAYS happy, with a ready smile and easy laugh. Though she never complained, she was gentle and realistic about herself and a compassionate listener. Whenever we’d bump into each other, that closeness was immediate and I regret that we didn’t get together more often- I will miss her graceful presence but will think of her with love and that beautiful smile-

Martha Weinrauch

Posted at 12:55am
Dear Matthew, Adam & Family

Your mother was a special person to me. She was proud of sons and grandchildren. She was my savior at work and was always willing to cover for me at the front desk. She would do anything for you. We both bonded over the loss of our husbands. Your father and my late husband had the same birthday.
I spoke with her a few weeks ago and she told me she was in the hospital. I am truly heartbroken over your loss. She is someone I will never forget. May her memory be a comfort and blessing to all of you!💕🦋🌈🙏🏻💔

Chesca Stein

Posted at 10:22pm
To the family of Shelly Rudo, I met Shelly at work through CHAI. She was very welcoming and friendly from day one. I thought I made good banana bread until I tasted Shelly's and she was generous enough to share her recipe. Later on we marveled at all the same people we knew, yet had never met each other before CHAI. Shelly was such a good soul. May she rest in peace and may you be comforted by all the wonderful memories you have of her.

Janie Herman

Posted at 10:01pm
To the Rudo/Jonas families

I am heartbroken over the loss of my dear friend Shelly. We met as teenagers and I knew back then that I had a friend for a lifetime. I always considered Shelly my other “big sister”. As we matured and grew older, so did our friendship. We would just pick up after the last conversation like no time had passed. I am overcome with sadness right now, but I know in time that my wonderful memories will bring a smile to my face. I know the family has their own wonderful memories as well, and may they bring light and joy into your lives.

christine and Stanley Pfeffer

Posted at 09:49pm
Sending our love and condolences to all of Shelly's family and friends. Shelly, though we didn't know her very long always made us feel loved as family. Cheryl, our daughter, was loved by her and she expressed how happy she was that Adam had her as his wife. We have fond memories of her at their wedding. And how she loved her grandchildren, Sara, Jackson and Charlotte! She enjoyed Sara's visits, almost every week, baking for her and learning from Sara how to use her computer. Charlotte got to visit her for a week. Shelly had toys and books all organized and ready for her. Adam and Cheryl would have her facetime with Charlotte once they were back in Miami. I loved to watch their loving interaction. Shelly will be sorely missed by all. May you all find comfort knowing she is reunited with the love of her life, Clifford.
Chrissy and Stan

Joyce Bondroff

Posted at 09:34pm
Dearest Matt, Adam, Rochelle ( I know as the 1st Shelly Rudo), Andrea, Lori and the entire family, I am so very sorry to hear about Shelly’s passing. I’ve know Shelly since her pre- teen years. She always had the sweetest, calming , angelic nature. She never changed . Always so quick to giggle ... I loved that silly part of her. I’ve run into Shelly many times over this lifetime and we started out realizing that we had similar history. We both married our high school sweetheart, and ( we both lost them), but the best memory was that we always kvelled about our sons. We were the mommy of boys. Shelly lit up and beamed talking about her boys and grandkids. Shelly was a very loving and beloved soul. Her love, Clifford has his arms around her now.
Sending you my deepest condolences.❌⭕️❤️❤️❤️

Idy and David Harris

Posted at 09:03pm
We were devastated to hear of Shelly’s passing. She was beautiful inside and out. We were privileged to know her. She will be missed by so many.

Linda Silber

Posted at 09:01pm
To Matt, Adam, Rochelle and family-
We are absolutely heartbroken for all of you. Shelly was such a beautiful woman, inside and out. When we think of her we think of pure goodness and kindness, elegance and grace.
We shared so many wonderful times together -from Buncos (which will never be the same without her) to the beach to sharing our special Covid lunches under the tree at Annen Woods.
Shelly will remain in our hearts forever.
Rest In Peace, my friend.

Trudy Kaufman

Posted at 08:59pm
I have been a close friend of your Aunt Eunice since we were in 3rd grade. So I have known the entire family for a very long time. Your mother has always been a very sweet and loving person. I am so very sorry that you have lost both of your wonderful parents. My heartfelt sympathy to all the Rudo family.

stanley scherr

Posted at 08:08pm
My heart aches for both the Jonas and Rudo families. They have been part of my life since we were all teens. I spent many an evening at both Nelson Ave and Ranny Rd. Shelly was a class act, beautiful inside and out. May her memory be for a blessing.

Charlotte Forman

Posted at 06:48pm
Lori, Matt, Jen, and Family,

Chuck and I are so sorry to hear about Shelly"s passing. We loved seeing her on Friday night at Beth El and catching up. Please accept our heartfelt condolences.

Charlotte Forman

Bill Fleischer

Posted at 05:54pm
Shelley was the best of the best. I knew through her husband Cliff (whom she called Clifford) and we had a memorable trip to Italy about 10 years ago with me and my wife Carolyn. The memory I have of Shelly is her request before we left on our trip to see her grandchildren and hugged them up since we would be away for 10 days. And she did that. The other memory was her coconut cake which was Cliff's favorite and became mine as well. To her children and grand children please know that she loved you and you were always in her thoughts - sharing with us her love for you. As you go through life remember the times you spent together and hopefully you will share that love with your families.


Nancy Edlow Gordon

Posted at 05:34pm
My dear Shelley, Emily and the rest of the Rudo family,
I am SO VERY sorry to hear of Shelly's passing. Your relationships went well beyond sisters-in-law and aunt/niece. She was always a bright, positive light no matter what she was going through. I will miss my dinners with both of the Shelleys. I know she will be missed by so many friends and family. The only silver lining is that I'm sure she is reunited with her beloved Clifford. May she Rest In Peace.

Beth M Schlein

Posted at 05:02pm
Rochelle and family - My deepest condolences to you on Shelly's passing.
I had the pleasure of working with Shelly for a few years (about 20 years ago).
May your wonderful memories help you through this most difficult time.

Beth Schlein (Covenant Guild)

Debbie Dinkin Shavitz and Mike Shavitz

Posted at 05:01pm
Dear Andrea, Lori, Matt, Adam and families-

Shelley was always my other sister all through junior high, high school, and for years after. Her friendship with my sister Sherrie, was one for the books. Then your trips to Ocean City with the Steel family was always your favorites. I am sure Clifford was waiting for Shel with open arms, and so is my Sherrie. Keep those incredible memories close to your hearts to last you a lifetime. Our hearts are broken for you all and we love you.


Rhona and Ronald Markow

Posted at 05:00pm
Shelley, you will be truly missed. You were a wonderful wife, mother,grandmother, sister in law and friend. We send our condolences to your entire family. Our Bunco Hanukkah’s will never be the same. You will live in our hearts forever. Rest In Peace with Clifford

Amanda & Jeremy Steinhorn

Posted at 04:31pm
Adam, Matt and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Shelly was such a wonderful , devoted friend to my mom. I have such fond memories of her through all different stages of my life. She will be dearly missed.
With love,
Amanda (Brownstein) and Jeremy

Amy & Michael Shustet

Posted at 03:01pm
Sending our heartfelt condolences to the entire Rudo family. May the beautiful memories remain in your hearts forever.

Berly and Avi Hershkovitz

Posted at 01:50pm
Andrea, Matt and Adam
Shelly was a wonderful, kind person. Such a terrible loss. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you.

Beth Jacobson Shavitz

Posted at 01:28pm
Dear Andrea, Lori & Families,
I am so sorry to hear of Shelly’s’ passing. Lori probably doesn’t remember how far back we go, it’s been so long ago - those days on Nelson Avenue . . . but they were such good times! And I hope that the good times and happy memories you all shared will help you get through the difficult times ahead. She suffers no longer and will be with her beloved Clifford, and Sam and may her memory
be a blessing and may she Rest In Peace!
Sending hugs!

Beverly Margolis

Posted at 01:25pm
Loved Shelley.....please accept my sincere condolences.....Beverly Margolis

Patti Spigel

Posted at 12:53pm
I am devastated to see this. Shelley was the kindest and classiest woman. She and Cliff were loyal clients of my Mom and I. Eventually Cliff became a realtor and instead of being a client we were colleagues. They always felt like dear friends. When we ran into one another in the community we spent time getting caught up, her caring ways were so sincere. She was beautiful inside and out! May her memory be a blessing.

Lynne Bridge

Posted at 12:21pm
I am so saddened to hear of Shelley's passing. I was one of the BUNCO BABES and I will always cherish the fond memories of Shelley hosting our annual holiday party. She loved to cook and bake and was a wonderful hostess. She loved her sons & grandchildren and would light up talking about them!
I hope that she is reunited with Clifford and at peace!!

Gail Wohlmuth

Posted at 11:52am
It is with deepest condolences to Shelley's family that this is sent. We were Bunco "babes" for many, many years. Shelley was the sweetest, most thoughtful person you could ever know. She had a certain way of making you feel important to her. Shelley will be greatly missed and remembered with the warmest, loving memories.

Cindy Rosenstein

Posted at 11:37am
Dear Rudo family :
Marty and I are so saddened to hear of the lost of your beloved , Shelley . Marty met Shelly in high school and later on worked with the Rudo family for years .At our wedding , Shelley was in our wedding video several times dancing and celebrating with us . (She got more screen time than any other guest, So pretty ) We would later laugh about that . We were fortunate to be invited to several family affairs which were always a great time . Years later I would meet Shelly again at the monthly Bunco game with her dear sister in law , Rochelle . We shared so many fun times . We are so fortunate to have known Shelley . May her memory always be a blessing to her family and friends . RIP Shelley
Cindy & Marty Yospa

Betty and Mark Maleson

Posted at 11:34am
Dear Andrea, Sam and the entire family. Having Shelly in our lives has been a blessing and knowing the strength and perseverance she maintained fighting thru her many health issues, amazed me. She maintained a positive attitude until the end and fought a very tough battle. She is truly a role model for her family who she loved so much. May she rest in peace and all who loved and cared about her, find comfort knowing she is no longer in pain and is with the love of her life again.

Jacquie and Michael Bandarenko

Posted at 11:34am
We are so very sorry for your loss. I have been friends with Matt and Jen for almost 30 years and every time I saw Shelly she was always smiling. She was such a sweet and caring person. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Rudo family. Love to all!

Linda Nachimson

Posted at 10:21am
Dear Rudo Family,
I am so very sorry to hear about Shelley. I met Shelley when I joined Bunco years ago. She was so welcoming and sweet and we got together with our husbands for dinner a few times and met up at Beth El services. She was truly a lovely lady. May her memory be of a blessing.

Patsy Schulman

Posted at 10:08am
Dear Andrea and family,
I was deeply saddened to read about the loss of Shelley. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.

Julie and Marc Wasserman

Posted at 10:04am
We are so sorry for your loss. I knew Clifford through my brother Billy Setlen. They were good friends with Shelly and Clifford and even ended up being neighbors at Annen Woods. May your many wonderful memories of Shelly be a blessing.

Sharon and Marty Bolotin, Delray Beach, Florida

Posted at 09:45am
So sorry to hear about Shelly. May her memories always be with you.

Merle and Howard Wolf

Posted at 09:42am
Andrea, Sam and family,
We were so very sorry to see the loss of your sister. We hope the good memories you have of her will help you through this very tough time.

Sheldon and Narlene Weiner

Posted at 09:23am
Rudo family, we were so sorry to hear about Shelly it’s impossible to say anymore that was already written. We agree with everything. Just to add Clifford and Shelly were glued to the hip. What a special lady. We lost touch after Clifford passed away. We are so sorry about it. Our most sincere condolences

Randee Radisky Glassman

Posted at 09:19am
So sorry to hear of Shelly's death. I remember her well from the old neighborhood Nelson ave. When I would come down the street to play with Lori. I would see Shelly over the the years and she was always have a sweet smile and say hello to me. May your memories bring you comfort.

Carol Wagenheim

Posted at 09:00am
Shelly- my cousin, my friend. How blessed am I to have found you these past years. Our lunches, inside and outside, with Rochelle were such fun. I’ll never forget the beautiful lunch you made for us- with a huge bag of homemade chocolate chip cookies!! You are reunited with Cliff now. My deepest condolences to your wonderful sons, Adam and Matt.

Karla Schulman

Posted at 08:46am
Andrea and Lori
I am so sad to hear of Shelly’s passing. What a beautiful, sweet caring person who left us too soon. Whenever I saw Shelly she always had a smile and a hug even when we knew she was going through hard times. Rest In Peace Shelly.

Joy Ebaugh

Posted at 08:44am
I am so very sorry to learn of Shelly's passing! I remember her as a positive, caring, kind, and loving person. Each time I would run into her over the years, she greeted me with sincerity and warmth. I offer the whole family my condolences and hope that beautiful memories of Shelly will comfort you always!

Patti Friedman

Posted at 08:30am
Shelly was my dearest friend and for 32 years a part of our family. She was the depiction of family. Love , grace and incredible strength and courage. Shelly fought so valiantly for many years. “ Aunt Shelly” will never ever be forgotten. My heart is so heavy. Sending our deepest sympathy and love to the Rudo family. She is now reunited with her beloved Clifford. Rest In Peace my dear Shelly. May happy memories sustain
Matt, Adam, Sara, Jackson, Shelley and Laurie , Andrea, Cheryl and Jen, and all , during this very difficult time. We love you all dearly. The
Friedman Family

Joyce Rabinowitz Lazarus

Posted at 08:19am
My thoughts and prayers are with you and this difficult time. So sorry for your loss m

Lilian Benishay

Posted at 08:04am
Dear Andrea, and family, I am sending my deep condolences to your and your family. Although I have never met Shelly, I am so touched by your words of what a wonderful person she was and her great love of family and friends.

Cousin Lilian Benishay (in Israel)

Iris and Paul Rudman

Posted at 07:28am
Dear Andrea, Lori, Matt, Adam, and children, Paul and I were so saddened by Shelly’s passing. I have so many memories of our times together as children and the fun we had at each other’s homes, and am struck by how much your description of her hospitality reminds me so much of that of her dear parents. May her memory be a blessing to all of you, as she reunites with Cliff.

Cousins Iris and Paul Rudman

Aileen Braverman

Posted at 07:19am
Matthew, Andrew, Andrea, Lori & family,
I am in shock seeing that gorgeous face on this site this morning. The last we spoke Shelly had told me she was going thru Heath issues.
Not wanting to talk about anything except if it was positive & sharing stories of her sons & grandkids, whom she was so lovingly proud of.
We used to share birthday celebrations & I was always moved of how Shelly approached day to day life. Always calm~caring & sweet as sugar, with a wonderful sense of humor.
I’ll miss you She’ll & hope you can be with Cliff again ❤️ To her family, my heart & soul aches for you. Shelly was a ‘One of a kind’ personality & will be missed by anyone that she touched.
Sending my love to her son’s & family.
Life isn’t fair at times. This time they took a sweet & kind beauty too soon.
I am so sorry,
Love, A

Arlene and Fred Glick

Posted at 07:05am
Matt, Adam, Andrea and family
Our hearts and thoughts are with you all. Shelly was a dear woman, a kind soul, and loved by so many. May you find comfort in memories that will always keep her alive in all of our hearts. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences.
Arlene and Fred

Karen & Eric Klempner

Posted at 01:03am
Andrea, Lori, and family,
What a shock it was to learn of Shelly’s passing. She was a lovely person and will be greatly missed by all. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Cousins Karen & Eric Klempner

Honey Strauss Book

Posted at 10:13pm
So very sorry to hear about Shelley! She was always so very sweet every time I would run into her! May her memory be a blessing for all that knew and loved her!

Darlene and Jerry Gordon

Posted at 09:59pm
Andrea and Family,

We are so sorry to hear of Shelly's passing. Sending our heartfelt condolences to you.

Denise Franz

Posted at 09:37pm
Shelly and Cliff were regulars at Beth El’s Friday night services and Shelly continued to come to Beth El after Cliff passed. Her sweet smile and kind words brought a warmth to all of us. When we reconvene, her absence will leave a hole in the Friday night community’s heart, certainly in mine. May her memories bring you comfort.

Maxine and Bernie Gordon

Posted at 09:21pm
Matt, Andrea and the rest of the family
We are very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom, grandmother and sister Shelly. We know your happy memories will help you through this difficult time. We are thinking of you

Marsha Goodman Saks

Posted at 08:51pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. So very sorry.

Beverly (Simkin) Shuman

Posted at 06:35pm
I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister. Please accept my condolences.

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