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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Rabbi Melvin Arye Shapiro


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Call Mrs. Amy Kenter
Zoom Shiva
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 1:00pm, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Friday: 11:00 - 1:00
Saturday night: 8:00 - 10:00pm

Memorial Contributions

The Ark
6450 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60645
Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10158


Rabbi Melvin Arye Shapiro

Beloved husband of the late Norma. Loving father of Susan Shapiro and Michael (Amy Kenter) Shapiro. Proud grandfather of Gabriel Shapiro and Sarah Shapiro (Benjamin Bromberg Gaber). Dear brother of the late Malka Groner. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment service will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Ark, 6450 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60645, or Anti-Defamation League, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Chana Kovalsky

Rabbi Shapiro was my teacher at the Chicago Jewish Academy in the mid 50s. He was an inspiring Chumash teacher. When I became a patient of his son, Dr. Michael Shapiro, memories of his classes came back to me. He was a teacher I will always remember. May he be a "gutte beter" for clal Yisroel.
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