Stephenie Esther Shapiro
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Stephenie Esther Shapiro
  • August 10, 1950 - July 19, 2015
  • Houston, Texas

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Stephenie Esther Shapiro passed away on July 19, 2015.
She was born August 10, 1950 to David and Udis Shapiro. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in Government from The University of Texas at Austin and spent eight years working as a social worker for the State welfare office. She then completed her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas Law School and worked as a successful environmental lawyer for over 20 years. More recently she had transitioned to probate and divorce law and began spending significant time serving as a volunteer child advocate for HISD. Stephenie lived her life to the fullest and enjoyed spending her free time with her family and close friends. She was an active supporter of the arts and often frequented the Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, and the MFA. She is survived by her sister René Spector, her brothers Michael and Allen Shapiro, ten nieces and nephews, and eight grand-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, July 23, at Beth Yeshurun Post Oak Cemetery.