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Shirley Charnowitz
(11-15-1930 - 12-24-2012)

Shirley Charnowitz, 82

Our adored Mom and friend passed away on Monday, December 24, 2012, in the comfort of Heritage Health in Elgin, IL; she was very much at peace. 

Shirley was born on November 15, 1930 in Chicago, IL.  She will live on in the hearts of her daughters, JoAnn Hart; Bonnie Orgler; Pennie (Jim) Burke; loving grandmother, Ellie Hart; Taylore Burke; Conner Burke; Branden Burke; Dylan Burke; loving dog, Roxy; siblings, Ilene Hauser; Allan (Marsha) Cohen; Ina Cohen; and many other relatives and friends.  

Shirley is now reunited with her parents, Jack and Lillian (Rose) Newdelman; stepfather, Harry Cohen; brother, Herbie Cohen; son in-law, John Orgler; ex-husband, Maurice Charnowitz; brother in-law, Gerry Hauser.

Respecting Shirley’s wishes, her body will be donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois.
Laird Funeral Home, Elgin is in charge of arangements.

Zodiac: Scorpio

The moon spends time in your opposite sign today, bringing you a unique blend of intuition and willpower.  This is a good time to use your charm and finesse, rather than more obvious tactics.  After all, when you know exactly to apply force, not much of it is required.  This is your chance to motivate others by inspiring, rather than pushing them. If you’ve done your job correctly, you’ll have the respect you deserve by the end of the day.

Birthstone: Topaz

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