The following release was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals.
Florence Shay nee Gerson, 90, a longtime resident of Deerfield, died on Aug. 22, 2012. Beloved wife of Arthur Shay. Devoted mother of Jane (the late Eliot) Wald, Richard (Jami Good) Shay, Lauren (Carl) Lavin, Steven Shay and the late Harmon Shay.
Dear sister of Donald (the late Louise) Gerson and the late Ruth (the late Mac) Antillis.
Mother-in-law of Bonnie Hillman Shay. Proud grandmother of Austin (Beth), Seth (Kate), Carter and Celeste Lavin, Natalie and Gabriella Shay. Adored great grandmother of Moses Lavin.
Service Sunday, 1:00 pm at , 2789 Oak St., Highland Park, IL 60035.
Interment Shalom — Memorials in her memory to Congregation B’nai Torah or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals-Buffalo Grove Chapel. (847) 229-8822,