/ AJT // Gerald “Gerry” Shuman, a most wonderful son, husband, father, zadye, brother, uncle, and friend died on Dec. 2, 2013 following a lengthy illness. He was born on Jan. 1, 1942 and raised in Atlanta. He was a graduate of Grady High School and Georgia State University, served in the U.S. Marine Corp, and practiced both public and private accounting in Atlanta for 35 years. Devoted to his family, he is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mona Sorkin Shuman; children, Eileen Shuman, and Amy and Jeremy Rosenberg, all of Atlanta; brother to Robert and Joyce Shuman, Greensboro, N.C. and Sheila and Robert Landau, Atlanta; grandchildren, Sarah and Hailey Rosenberg; nieces and nephews, Brian Shuman and Jilian Gersten, Steven and Jacquelyn Shuman, Michael D. Shuman, Meredith and Geoffrey Gartner, and David and Allison Lazarus; and great nieces and nephew, Talia and Gracie Shuman, Joseph Shuman and Claire Lazarus. Sign an online guestbook at www.edressler.com. Graveside services were held Dec. 4 at 1:30 p.m. at Arlington Cemetery with Rabbi Joshua Heller officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Congregation B’nai Torah, 700 Mt Vernon Hwy, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, The Greenfield Hebrew Academy, 5200 Northland Drive, Atlanta, GA 30342, and the Davis Academy, 8105 Roberts Drive, Atlanta, GA 30350. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, Atlanta, (770) 451-4999.
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