Eugene Shapiro

Eugene "Gene" Shapiro

Monday, May 13th, 1929 - Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Eugene 'Gene' Shapiro, age 89, died Tuesday evening peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband for 68 years to Rita, nee Fenig, cherished father of Barbara Shapiro, Robert Shapiro (Elaine Fink), Ron Shapiro (Lorena Nehring) and Larry (Dorothy) Shapiro, loving grandfather of Jay, Gideon, Paul, Sarah, Ben, Jeff, Lilly, Scott and Jonah and great-grandchildren Naomi, AJ, Emile and Jake, dear brother of Ann (Steve) Levinson and the late Howard (Jackie) Shapiro, fond uncle of many nieces and nephews, former owner of Chicago Engineers for Television (C.E.T.). Memorial service will be held Friday, 12 Noon at Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Ave., Glencoe-with shiva to follow at the Synagogue. A private family burial will be held prior to the memorial service. Contributions in Gene's name to Mayerson Center for Safe and Health Children would be appreciated. Info Mitzvah Memorial Funerals, 630-MITZVAH (630-648-9824) or
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Service Details

  • Shiva

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 |
    Friday, March 15th, 2019
    Am Shalom
    840 Vernon Avenue
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Memorial Service

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Friday, March 15th, 2019 12:00pm
    Am Shalom
    840 Vernon Ave
    Glencoe, IL 60022
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rabbi Steven Stark Lowenstein
  • Interment

    Address Not Available


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Private Condolence

Sebastian Berm

Posted at 02:44am
Our deepest condolences, on behalf of everyone at Sebsoft, to the Shapiro family.

Terri Hill

Posted at 11:45am
My deepest sympathy to the Shapiro family. My heart goes out to you all during this time of sorrow.

Bruce Gale

Posted at 08:38pm
My deepest condolences to the entire Shapiro family.

The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children

Posted at 04:07pm
Bob, Elaine and family: You are in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the loss of your father.
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The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children purchased the The FTD Living Spirit Dishgarden for the family of Eugene Shapiro.


Ron Ackermann & Family

Posted at 12:39pm
Dear Rita, Barbara, Bob, Ron, Larry & grandchildren: Please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of your amazing husband, father, & and grandfather, Gene.
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Ron Ackermann & Family purchased the The FTD Loving Light Dishgarden for the family of Eugene Shapiro.


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