Service Information

Service : Sunday, January 22nd at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service – Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Shiva Information

The Family will be receiving calls of condolence at:
The Epstein / Carafiol Home
260 Thompson Blvd
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089

Sunday folllowing the service until 6 PM
Monday 4 PM – 8 PM

Reach Rescue


The Michael J. Fox Foundation


Arnold “Arnie” Epstein, 80, January 19, 2023; beloved husband and best friend of Linda (nee Cuccio) for 33 years; loving father of Dustin (Jamie) Epstein and Michelle (Doug Carafiol) Epstein; cherished “Papa Arnie” of Hannah Epstein, Samuel Epstein, Emma Epstein, Macy Carafiol, Carly Carafiol and Calvin Carafiol; dear friend and former spouse of Renee Brown; devoted son, brother, uncle, cousin, great uncle and friend to all who knew him. Arnie was a devoted animal lover and volunteered with Best Friends Animal Foundation in Mississippi following Hurricane Katrina. In recent years, he volunteered countless hours with Reach Animal Rescue. Arnie loved to garden and enjoyed maintaining tropical fish tanks, but most of all he loved being a “Papa” to his grandchildren, lovingly attending their sporting events and performances. Arnie’s truest passion was his family. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Reach Animal Rescue,, or the Michael J. Fox (Parkinson’s) Foundation,

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