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Obituary for Jerome "Jerry" Shapiro

Jerome "Jerry"  Shapiro
Jerome “Jerry” Shapiro, age 99, served honorably as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during WW II; beloved husband for 69 wonderful years of the late Marian Jane Shapiro, nee Fisher; loving father of Sheila Case, Debbie (Mark) Shavitz, Lisa (Bradley) Gatwood and Marla (Danny) Gelfond; adored Papa of Heather Case, Sean Case, Courtney Case Sweeney, Samantha Gatwood, Lindsay Rabin, Jaclyn and Allison Gelfond; proud great grandfather of Savannah, Sarah, Spencer, Schyler and Irelynd; cherished brother of the late Irving Shapiro and the late Rollie (late Andy) Shapiro; treasured uncle and friend of many. Service Friday, 10:00 a.m. at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove (1 blk N. of Lake Cook Rd.). Interment Westlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Lake County Honor Flight, P.O. Box 1187, North Chicago, IL 60064. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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