Deceased Information


    Dale Shields

  • AGE



    Sunday, December 18, 2022 (After Sunset)


    Wednesday, December 21, 2022


    2:00 PM


    Meeting ID: 854 6974 7705

    Passcode: 195973


    Shiva will take place immediately following the funeral service and on Thursday and Friday from 6PM to 9PM

    1122 Waterford Green Point, Marietta, GA 30068


    • ❖ Charity of One's Choice


    Dale Shields, age 82, passed on December 18, 2022.  Dale was born on March 24, 1940 in Atlanta where she spent her childhood attending the Ahavath Achim synagogue and adult years as a member of The Temple. After attending the University of Alabama, she moved to New York City where she worked for Grey Advertising. In the mid-1960s she returned to her hometown of Atlanta and began working at WAGA-TV 5, where she met her husband, Paul Shields. They were married in 1970 and resided in Sandy Springs.  Dale stayed home raising their two children while also working in fashion merchandising for Evan Picone and Betmar at The Atlanta Apparel Mart. After raising her children, Dale went to work for the American Jewish Committee where she spent more than 20 years helping promote religious and civil rights for Jews internationally. During her retirement, Dale met the second love of her life, Malcolm Lindy.  She enjoyed being a grandmother to her four grandchildren, spending time with her family and friends, traveling all over the world with Malcolm, and volunteering her time to provide support to homeless couples and families at the Zaban Paradies Center (formerly the Zaban night shelter).    

    Dale was preceded in death by her loving husband of 33 years, Paul Shields and her long-time partner Malcom Lindy. She is survived by her son, William (Susan) Shields, daughter, Rachel (Adam) Printz, grandchildren Margot and Brody Shields and Connor and Hayden Printz, sister, Marcia Rosenberg (Allan Rosenberg of blessed memory), brother Steven (Barbara) Jacobs and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. 

    Dale put her loved ones first and was generous with her time and affection.  She will be dearly missed by her many friends, family and her loyal cat, Schwartz. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 2:00PM at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Shiva will take place immediately following the funeral service and on Thursday and Friday from 6PM to 9PM at 1122 Waterford Green Point, Marietta, GA 30068. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999. 

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  • Bernice Isaac

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Dale. I had the privilege of working with her briefly at AJC. She was a kind and loving person. May her memory be for eternal blessing.

  • Marcia Bomchel Kramer

    May her memory be a blessing to the family. A beautiful lady always with a smile.

  • Nick Sucan

    Will & Rachel, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. You and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Sandy and Dave Abrams

    Heartfelt condolences Marcia and family. Dale’s star will shine bright in the Heaven. May her memory be a blessing.

  • Hilary Neal

    So very sorry to hear of the loss... I miss my cousins

  • Joe Orr

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Dale was a wonderfully sweet lady. I will miss her friendly smile and warm greeting every time we would meet.

  • Susan and Fred Feinberg

    To Dale's children and grandchildren. Dale's legacy will live on through each of you. She was one of the sweetest, kindest person I have known. Her warm smile was such a part of her whether I ran into her walking at the river or out in a social situation and when she was working at the AJC office and was so welcoming to everyone she encountered.

  • Phyllis Miller Hahn

    Dear Marcia and Dale's family. Dale and I were friends from high school. She was warm and kind and her smile would light up a room. My condolences to you all. May your sweet memories help you through this difficult time.

  • Bunny Porath

    Sending love and hugs to you, dear Dale’s family, at this time of mourning. May you always share the wonderful memories you made together and know, as you said Rachel, she will always be watching over you and all her family.

  • Jack Patterson

    My father was the best man at Dale and my cousin Paul’s wedding. I remember when my parents called to give me the news, they said that Dale was the best thing to ever happen to Paul. He could not have found a more loving and supportive wife. My condolences to Will, Rachel and their families.

  • Betsy Printz

    I will miss that beautiful smile and generous heart. The two of us had bragging rights for our wonderful and very special grandchildren. Rest In Peace Dale…I will miss you ?

  • Michael Brushe

    Dale and Paul made the 4 years I lived and taught school in Atlanta more than wonderful. I will always remember the wonderful dinners on Sunday that Dale cooked and invited me to. She was a loving wife, mother and friend.

  • Linda & Brian Hogg

    We are saddened by the news of Dale's passing as she was our long time 5th Floor neighbor at One Vinings Mountain. Dale always had a smile and warm greeting for us when we would see her in the hall or on other occasions at OVM. We will certainly miss the friendly encounters, and send are most sincere condolences to her family.

  • Alexandra Young

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  • Alexandra Young

    I first met Dale when we moved to Atlanta in 2014. We were lucky enough to be on the 5th floor with her; I soon joined the mahjong group and had so many lovely conversations with Dale. Walking Cochran Shoals was also a frequent spot we would see each other. She was simply wonderful and so many will feel such loss. Especially her family. ??

  • Enas Bazaraa

    Dale was a neighbor and a dear friend. May God Bless her soul in heaven?

  • Dale shields

    We will miss your wonderful mom as we have missed your dad. We met them over thirty years ago in Princeton square. She was so delightful, sweet and crazy about her grand kids.. our thoughts are with all of you during this painful time. Love Yvonne and Wayne stern

  • Sandra Mislow

    To the entire family I am sending my sincere condolences. Dale was such a warm and lovely lady. Cherish your wonderful memories of her.,

  • Nancie Turner

    Dale was a wonderful, kind, caring neighbor and will be greatly missed at One Vinings Mountain but will also always be fondly remembered. May her memory be a blessing to all.

  • Peggy saucier

    My deepest sympathy to Dales’s family. Dale has been my neighbor and friend for many years and I’ll miss our friendly hallway encounters. She was a dear and lovely person.

  • Lynn Silver Hare

    Sending condolences to Dale’s family at this sad time. May her memory serve as a blessing to all. She was a terrific person who will be missed. Much love

  • Ilene Zier

    A lovely lady. I'm sorry for your loss.

  • Julie Lindy

    Will, Rachel and families — Beth, Jeff and I were all together in Huntsville when we heard the sad news of Dale’s passing. She was beloved by our father and very important to us. I imagine our four wonderful parents are finally having their long-awaited heavenly couples cruise and toasting each other with the finest champagne the angels have to offer. I wish all of you every comfort at this painful time. May her memory be for a blessing.

  • Toni Troop

    Dale was one of the kindest and sweetest people I’ve ever known. She worked with my mom Lillian at AJC Atlanta and developed the closest of friendships. We know it made our mom’s work all the more enjoyable, and it always brought a smile to my face when I called and had a chance to chat with Dale about life. She will be dearly missed. I love and condolences to the family.

  • Amy Schwartz

    Dale was such a kind and loving cousin and was always genuinely interested in all of us. I will miss her smile and her warm heart. Please know that I am thinking of all of you.

  • Barbara Friedland Gold

    Dear Marcia and Family - Sending my deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved sister, Dale. I used to see Dale at ADL meetings and she always welcomed everyone with a sweet and friendly greeting. Thinking of you with love.

  • Jennie and Macy Moret

    To Marcia and Dales's family: We were sad to hear about Dale. She was a friendly, kind friend and always greeted us with her beautiful smile. We hope happy memories with her will help you through this difficult time.

  • Linda Miller

    So sorry for your loss of a wonderful lady

  • Orna Hanison

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Dale was such a lovely woman, I had the honor and pleasure of going on a couple of fabulous vacations with her where she was just a joy to be with. I will miss her tremendously and grieve for you. May your wonderful memories sustain you and bring you smiles in these difficult times.

  • Marianne and Stephen Garber

    Marcia and family, We are so sorry to hear about Dale. No one had a more beautiful smile. We always loved seeing her at events and she made us feel the same. Thinking of you and your family.

  • Marlene and Jack

    We are so sorry about Dale. She was a very sweet and loving cousin to us! She will always be missed. We are thinking about you all at this sad time. Love, Marlene and Jack

  • Lew and Phyllis Kravitz

    We are so sorry to learn that Dale has passed away. We send our heartfelt condolences to all the family.

  • Linda and Leonard Sherman

    We are so sorry to hear of Dale's death. She was such a good person to take care of Malcolm She will be missed.

  • Jerry and Linda Marks Shapiro

    To Dale's family: we loved and enjoyed your Mother so much. She was beautiful inside and out. We will miss her special conversations and fun. May her Memory be a blessing.

  • Sheryl Jones

    Sending love and my deepest sympathy to your wonderful family. What a gift Aunt Dale was to everyone fortunate enough to be in her circle. ??

  • Jeannine and Aaron Altmann

    To the family of Dale,we are so sorry for your loss!We met Dale when she was with Malcolm Lindy and what a nice lady she was! She was so sweet and very happy with Malcolm! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

  • Sean and Aimee Jones

    We are so sorry for your family's loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Sydney Ziff

    So sorry to hear of Dale’s passing. I knew Dale in high school and we recently reconnected and even shared many meals and even a trip to France together. She was a lovely,and extremely sweet lady….She will be missed by many.

  • Jennifer Tourial

    I am so sorry. I remember Aunt Dale fondly, mostly from the way Suzanne always spoke so highly of her. I know she will be missed. Jennifer Tourial

  • Marcia and Emil Baumrind

    Rachel, William and family, We send our deepest sympathy to you all. We are so sad about your Mom. We know this such a difficult loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Marcia and Emil

  • Aaron and Jennifer Tullar

    Our hearts are with you and your family and we're lifting you all up in prayers for peace, healing and comfort.

  • Cecile Waronker

    To the family of our dear Dale Shields I express my deepest sympathy on the death of Dale. Dale was the kindest most caring and lovely friend and woman. She will be missed and forever remembered. She was indeed beautiful inside and out.

  • Steven Pumillo

    I was fortunate to meet Dale recently and I was welcomed by her positive spirit and adventurous outlook on life. I wish nothing but love and healing to your family in wake of her passing.

  • Susan & Larry Ellison

    We are shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of beautiful Dale. She was a beautiful woman inside and out. Our hearts go out to her children, grandchildren, and family. Sending love, Sue & Larry

  • Martha Jo Katz

    Sending deepest sympathy to all. Knew Dale for many years and admired her talent and expertise. May memories in the heart bring comfort to the soul.

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