Gertrude (Simon) Shapess
Died 7/13/1970

MRS. GERTRUDE SHAPESS of 118 Fayette Blvd., died yesterday at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital after a long illness. A life resident of Syracuse, Mrs. Shapess was a member of Temple Adath Yeshurun and its sisterhood. She was also a member of Hadassah, the Council of Jewish Women and the auxiliary of the Jewish Home of Central New York. Surviving are her husband, Maurice Shapess; three sons, Robert and Irving, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mel Shapess; a brother, Marvin Simon of Bayonne, N.J. and three sisters, Mrs. Frank Banker and Mrs. Lawrence Bloomgarden, both of New York City and Mrs. Harry Marshak. Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 E. Fayette St., Rabbi Benjamin Friedman and Cantor Harold Lerner officiating. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral chapel. Contributions may be made to the Jewish Home of Central New York.
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Maurice Shapess
Born 1914 in Utica, NY
Died 5/2/2001