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Betty Shear, a resident of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on January 28th, 2020 at the age of 95. Funeral services arranged by The Dorfman Chapel.

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Location of Service:
The Dorfman Chapel- main chapel (map to our Chapel)
Date of Service:
Sunday February 2nd, 2020
Time of Service:
2:00 PM  
Interment at:
A private interment will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery
Officiant:
Rabbi Jennifer Kaluzny  
Shiva Information:
The family will be sitting following the service through Tuesday evening at the residence of Brian and Linda Shear, 25525 Scotia Rd. Huntington Woods MI 48070 Phone: (248) 543-1286.

Religious services will be held on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:00PM.  
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Charitable contributions:
SOAR - Society of Active Retirees
c/o Adat Shalom Synagogue
29901 Middlebelt Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: 248-626-0296  
Family Members:
Betty Shear, age 95, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 with her family surrounding her.

As one of the original Rosie the Riveters who built parts for planes that her husband-to-be flew as a decorated pilot in WWII, Betty then spent her life dedicated to educating herself and others. She earned her Bachelor’s in Education and her Master’s in Library Science, both from Wayne State University, then taught elementary in the Oak Park school system for 35 years. She was a lover of books, art, custom-made blown glass, and continuing education, and she spent winters on Maui.

Betty was the beloved wife of the late Meyer “Mike” Shear. Dear mother of Diana (Richard) Tolin and Brian (Linda) Shear. Loving grandmother of Maximillian (Alyssa) Shear, Peter (Katherine) Shear, Sophia Orbach and Rachel Orbach. Adoring great-grandmother of Clara and Lincoln. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.  

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