Today is 04/01/2023 10th of Nisan, 5783


In Loving Memory of

Neal A. Spero, MD

February 26th, 2023


Neal A. Spero, MD, 86, February 26, 2023; beloved husband and best friend of Glorya (nee Shorr) for 58 wonderful years; loving father of Pam (Tony) Kamin, Kenneth (Carolyn), and the late Gary; cherished "Papa" of Melissa and Michael Spero and Treat Kamin; much loved brother of Judy (the late David) Levin and brother in-law of the late Bill (Marcy) Shorr; dear uncle, great uncle and friend to all. Neal was a dermatologist for more than 50 years. He was on the medical executive committee at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston and he was president of the medical staff at Thorek Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Neal enjoyed golfing, photography, and collecting art and art glass. He loved to travel, having visited 7 continents, but his greatest pride and joy was his family. Memorial donations in his honor may be made to the Cancer Wellness Center ( Chapel service, Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 12:15 p.m. at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. For shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Tuesday 02/28/2023 at 12:15 PM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


The Family will be receiving calls of condolence at:
Briarwood Country Club
355 Deerfield Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Tuesday 3 PM - 8 PM

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