Funeral Arrangements, Celebration Set for Ron ‘Ronzo’ Shapiro

Funeral services for Ron “Ronzo” Shapiro will be held Friday, Aug. 23, at 1 p.m. at Berger Memorial Chapel, 9430 Olive Blvd., in St. Louis, Missouri. Burial will follow at the nearby cemetery.

The family welcomes all but understands the distance and short notice for his Mississippi friends.

A celebration of Shapiro’s life will be held Friday, Nov. 1, in Oxford. Venue and time to be announced.

The Shapiro family is truly moved and grateful for the outpouring of love and support from Ronzo’s many friends.

Shapiro, 75, passed away from cancer on Aug. 19, 2019, in Oxford, Mississippi, at the Elmcroft of Oxford.

Survivors include his sisters Shelly Shapiro (Glen Amster) of Seattle, and Maureen Rudman of St. Louis; his nephews, Douglas Rudman (Caryn), David Rudman (Julie) and Derek Rudman (Cindy), all of St. Louis; and Benjamin Amster and his niece, Sophie Amster of Seattle.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father, Sam Cohen.

Courtesy of Jim Dees


  1. Thank you so much, Jim, for letting us know abut the arrangements for Ronzo.
    Every one who knew him will love and miss him.


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