Friday, 12 February 1926 - Tuesday, 03 October 2017
Funeral Date: Friday, 06 October 2017
Ira Shain, age 91, of Paramus, New Jersey, formerly of River Vale, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Mr. Shain is survived by his wife Sylvia, of Paramus, New Jersey, and by his children: Abbe Hayes, of Yorktown Heights, New York, Steven Shain, of Petaluma, California, and Jonathan Shain, of Newtown, Pennsylvania. Mr. Shain is also survived by three grandchildren: Lauren Hayes of Denver, Colorado, Emily Shain of Kent, Ohio, and Jacob Shain, of Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Shain was a graduate of Brooklyn College, where he played varsity basketball. Mr. Shain was a successful and well-regarded executive in the chain drug industry for many years prior to his retirement. In his retirement years, Mr. Shain remained active in his community and in working part-time for Hershey's Chocolates. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. The family would request that donations in Ira Shain's memory be made to the charity of the donor's choosing.