Obituary: Steven Alan Schapiro, 70

Steven Alan Schapiro, 70, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his residence.

Born December 11, 1947, in Brooklyn, NY, he was a son of the late Solomon and Lillian Gong Schapiro.

Steve grew up on Long Island, NY. He attended the University of Alabama. He began working for the Marriott Corporation out of college where he met his wife, Terri. Steve worked for Marriott Corporation for over 20 years then continued his career as a General Manager of multiple Connecticut hotels. He also served as President of the National Hotel Motel Association.

Steve and Terri raised their 2 children, Brad & Lora, in Monroe, Connecticut where he was a very active member of the town. He started a 4th & 5th Grade Recreation Basketball League, coached AYSO Soccer and still kept up with Monroe sports even in NC. He and his son jointly managed a travel AAU Basketball Team through the Cardinal Shehan Center of Bridgeport, CT.  He was a member of the Monroe Economic Development Council as well. Later in his career, he had the privilege of consulting for Tauck Tours where his daughter has been employed for 20 years.

In 2015, Steve and Terri retired to Mooresville, NC to be closer to their children. Since then, he has been an active member of the Epcon Community, Courtyards at Brawley Point as an HOA Board Member as well as the Treasurer of The Golden Boys. Steve has been called “the Heart of his Community.”  He loved his family, University of Alabama Football, the NY Yankees, and World Cup Soccer. We honor an amazing Husband, Father, Mentor & Coach. Mr. Schapiro is survived by his wife of 47 years, Teresa Hicks Schapiro; children, Brad Schapiro and Lora Schapiro; brother, Jay Schapiro and sister, Carol Schapiro.

The family will receive friends from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, N.C. A graveside service will be held at National Memorial Park, Falls Church, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of donor’s choice. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the family of Mr. Schapiro. Condolences may be made to the Schapiro family at www.cavin-cook.com.

Steven Alan Schapiro

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