Sylvia J. Shenkman

Sylvia Jane Shenkman (nee: Canele), 66, born February, 20, 1949 succumbed to her death on October 25, 2015, with her loving husband, Gary, by her side. Sylvia was born and raised in Chicago, IL and was an administrative assistant and production manager for Cahners Publishing Company. Sylvia is survived by her husband, Gary Shenkman, her father Bruno Vecellio, her step-children Aaron (Julie) Head, Audrey, Amber, her step-grandchildren Jayden and Alex, her sisters Lorie Fennessy and April (Aldo) Buffone, her niece Jen, her nephews Jason and Joe, her great-nieces Ava and Giada, her great-nephew Ian, and her loving friends Audrey and Sonny, Vivienne and Tony, Marty and Debbie, Joanie, Dee, and Judy, and her numerous colleagues and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother Helen Vecellio (nee; Boros), her grandmothers Rose Boros and Elizabeth Canele, her uncle Julius Boros, her aunts Rena Boros and Angeline Michelazzo, and her cousins Brad Boros, Sharon Michelazzo, and Samantha. All funeral arrangements were privately held and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cancer Federation, Inc. National Office PO Box 1298 Banning, CA 92220.

One Response to Sylvia J. Shenkman

  • Lorie Fennessy says:

    Gary will forever be the sun in her shade and the light in her darkness. My beautiful sister who will forever live in my heart with great Grace and style. She will be forever….missed….rest in peace my dear sister. My heart will always have a missing piece.