Paula Kupperman, nee Gallan, 79, passed away on August 22nd, 2023.

Paula lived her life with strength, courage, and incredible perseverance. To know her was to love her. Her sweetness was undeniable. She was a devoted wife, mom, grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be missed beyond measure.

Paula is survived by her beloved husband Dennis of 59 years; her adoring children Michael (Ann) Kupperman and Tracey (Marc) Hornstein, and loving grandchildren Blake, Julia, Ryan, and Josh; siblings Robert Gallan and Andrea Williams.

Chapel Service 10 am Monday, August 28th, 2023, at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to PAWS Chicago ( in honor of Paula’s love for animals.

To leave condolences and for information, including link to view service: or 847-255-3520.

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Service : Monday, August 28th at 10:00 am
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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