Saul H. Shevelove
January 29, 1926 – November 7, 2019
Saul Shevelove died peacefully on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at his residence, Sunrise of West Essex. He was surrounded by his loving family, staff, and friends of Sunrise.
Born in Elizabeth, NJ, Saul had been a resident of West Caldwell for over 50 years. For the past two years, he resided at Sunrise of West Essex, where he formed many friendships.
Saul was the Vice President of Douglas Motors in Summit, NJ, for over 40 years. He enjoyed his work and was fully retired at age 86.
He was a devoted husband to his late wife, Elaine, for 63 years. They enjoyed their second residence in Florida and took delight in opening their home to their children and grandchildren.
He was an avid reader of history and shared his knowledge with his children and grandchildren. Saul followed politics and was a liberal at heart. He was a passionate fan of baseball, football, and basketball. Playing golf was one of Saul’s greatest pleasures. Saul was a lover of music; most notably Frank Sinatra and New Orleans Jazz.
Saul was a fun, caring, warmhearted and larger than life husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend. His sense of humor was contagious. His love was boundless.
He was the devoted father of Boni and the late David; dear grandfather of Julie, Sam, Tim and Emily; special uncle of Judy and Ron; loving brother to the late Evelyn and George.
Contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness or the National Alliance to End Homelessness and would be much appreciated.
- Memorial Service Sunday, November 10, 2019
Saul H. Shevelove
November 9, 2019
To my dearest Uncle Solly. Thank you for enriching my life, for being such a wonderful big brother to my Mom, and for reminding me how special love can be. I miss you already. RIP