Jerome Shapiro, age 85, of Atlanta died July 7, 2013. He was born in Augusta, GA to Mary and Ike Shapiro on October 21. 1927. He attended The Richmond Academy, The Citadel and the US Coast Guard Academy. He was a Marine and a veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Shapiro was a Mason as well as a member of the Jewish War Veterans. He loved his wife of 65 years, Rona, and placed her on a pedestal. He adored his daughters: Shaaron (Franklin) Trell, Atlanta, and Rissa Shapiro, Atlanta. He was so proud of his grandchildren: Heather (Todd) Schlesinger and Darryl (Laurie) Trell. His most prized possessions were his great grandchildren: Emerson and Addison Schlesinger and the brand new, Mason Caleb Trell. Sign online guest book at In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice . A graveside service will be held TODAY, Monday, July 8, 2013 at 11:00 am at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Joseph Prass and Rabbi Scott Colbert officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta (770) 451-4999. Tags: 1948

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