(nee Gerson). Beloved wife of Arthur Shay. Devoted mother of Jane (the late Eliot) Wald, Richard (Jami Good) Shay, Lauren (Carl) Lavin, Steven Shay and the late Harmon Shay. Mother-in-law of Bonnie Hillman Shay. Proud grandmother of Austin (Beth), Seth (Kate), Carter and Celeste Lavin, and Natalie and Gabriella Shay. Adored great-grandmother of Moses Lavin. Dear sister of Donald (the late Louise) Gerson and the late Ruth (the late Mac) Antillis. Congregation B'nai Torah. Shalom. Memorials to Congregation B'nai Torah. Chicago Jewish Funerals.