In Memorial

Howard Sherwin Shapiro

Date of Death: December 20th, 2020
5 Tevet 5781


Howard Shapiro, 82, beloved husband of Lorie, nee Blum for over 60 wonderful years; loving father of Russell (Lori), Mitchell (Karin), and Suzanne (Matthew) Goldberg; cherished Papa of Alana, Eli, Abigail, Jonathan, Emily, Stephanie, Jennifer, and Jordan; caring brother of Estelle (late Joe) Engberg and the late Harold (late Ida); dear uncle, cousin and friend of many. Howard was a CPA who practiced in Chicago and Northbrook for 40 years. Services and Shiva private. Interment Shalom Memorial Park, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to JUF ( To leave condolences: (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Tuesday, December 22nd at 12:00 pm
Service Location: Private Service-No Live Stream Access -Shalom Memorial Park

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Guest Book & Memories

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January 1st, 2021

Lorie. I was so sorry to hear of Howard's passing. I have wonderful memories. My condolences to you and your family. Judi Mack

~Judi Mack
~Friend, Northbrook, IL

December 29th, 2020

I didn't know Howard, but I know Suzanne. She is a kind and lovely person. I am quite sure it comes from her parents. May Howard's memory be a blessing.

~Kim Kutnick
~Friend of Suzanne, Lincolnshire, IL

December 27th, 2020

Always such a pleasant even-tempered guy. We only have good memories. Our sincerest condolences to the family.

~Joel and Michele Shoolin
~Cousin, Glencoe, IL

December 27th, 2020

Howard was a quiet calm figure who was a kind soul. I was a child of about 7 or 8 and invited to his wedding. I’ll always remember that. I know he will be missed.

~Marla Shoolin Briskman
~Cousin, Chicago, Illinois

December 22nd, 2020

Our thoughts are with you, and all the partners at WIlkinGuttenplan offer their sincerest condolences and wishes of comfort and friendship.

May the Almighty comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

~Edward Guttenplan

December 21st, 2020

My deepest condolences to your family. I am sorry to hear about Howard’s passing. Stay strong !

~Michael Chapnick
~Friend, Cary,il


Yahrzeit Dates For Howard Sherwin Shapiro

Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.

Gregorian Date
5th of Tevet 578212/9/2021
5th of Tevet 578312/29/2022
5th of Tevet 578412/17/2023
5th of Tevet 57851/5/2025
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