Charles Joseph Shapiro

Born in Nashville, TN on February 10, 1950

Departed on December 4, 2016 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Charles Joseph Shapiro, a lifelong resident of Nashville, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016.

Mr. Shapiro was born February 10, 1950, the son of the late John Lawton Shapiro and Elizabeth Ann Scroggs Shapiro.

A graduate of Hillsboro High School and Aquinas Junior College, Mr. Shapiro was a 29-year employee of Aladdin Industries and Aladdin Temp-Rite.

A history buff and avid reader, Mr. Shapiro was also a Rolling Stones fanatic and a devoted follower of SEC football.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years Sue McIllwain Shapiro; his sister and sister-in-law Ann Shapiro and Barbara Sutherland; his sister and brother-in-law Susan and Steven Shapiro and their children Sara and Ethan; his sister and brother-in-law Elizabeth and Stephen Silverman and their children Susannah, Elinor, and Polly and her husband Jan Ahlgren; and his sister-in-law Connie Brown and her daughter and granddaughter Suzanne Miller and Ella Miller.

The family asks that donations in his memory be made to either Nashville Humane Association (213 Oceola Avenue, Nashville 37209) or Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (331 Great Circle Road, Nashville 37228).

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, 9090 Highway 100 – service at 2 PM, reception from 3-5 PM.

5 Comments to Charles Joseph Shapiro

  1. Kathy Weisberg
    December 5, 2016 4:58 pm

    Dear Sue,
    My heart is broken for you. Charlie was a wonderful person and we are all enriched by knowing him. You have been truly blessed to have had such a partner in your life.

  2. Patricia Inman
    December 6, 2016 3:39 pm

    Dear Sue, Ann, Susan and Betsy,
    Caren, Pam and I are so sorry for your loss. I don’t think we had seen Charles Joseph since our last family reunion around 1996. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.
    Sincerely,
    Pat Shapiro Inman
    Pam Shapiro Long
    Caren Shapiro Voskuhl

  3. Bob & Virginia Clauer
    December 6, 2016 8:34 pm

    Dear Sue,
    Words can’t express the sorrow Virginia and I feel about the passing of Charlie. I considered Charlie to be one of my finest friends and we will surely miss him.
    Bob & Virginia Clauer

  4. Brenda M Bryant
    December 9, 2016 9:45 am

    Dear Susan,

    I remember meeting Charlie when you and I worked together at A&A. I’m so sorry for your loss and will be thinking of you and your family.

  5. Joe McCormick
    December 10, 2016 12:06 am

    Dearest Sue,

    My heart is broken for you and for the loss of my fine friend. I was honored to meet Charlie about 30 years ago and he always made me feel welcome into our big little circle of friends.

    Much love to you, my friend.

    Joe Mc

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