A magical light passed into another dimension on Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at 3:05 PM after a 6 week “warrior” battle with Leukemia (AML).
Shali was born into this world on April 9, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. Loving wife of her Jeffries, mother to her sons, devoted grandmother, and friend to so many.
Shali was an accomplished artist. The creator of Buddha art and Moon on Mattawa studio, she painted people and animals showing their spiritual side. She was a master meditation teacher, belly dancer, aerobics instructor both in Greenfield at The Body Shoppe, and in Orange at the R.C. Mahar Regional School, and Captain of her beloved “Pon-tanka-toon" on Lake Mattawa.
She loved to travel, most notably to Tokyo, London, Mexico, and Hawaii. As a Nurse Practitioner, Shali specialized in Women’s Health and served many women in the North Quabbin area with skill and compassion.