Sharyn Hope Fradin, 83, née Croft, devoted daughter of the late Evelyn and Samuel Croft; Sharyn was happily married for 63 years to her high school sweetheart, best friend, and love of her life, Larry Fradin. She was the proud mother of Peter (Ellen), Scott (Gail) Fradin and Ilyssa (Greg) Werstler; Grammy Sharyn cherished and kvelled over her beautiful grandchildren Jon (Alayna), Jeremy, Emily, Sam, Alec, Jilly Fradin, Hope and Ella Werstler; she was the doting sister of Alan (Ilona) Croft and the late Caron Born; much loved sister-in-law of Frank (the late Joan) Fradin and Sharon (Rick) Davis; and treasured aunt to several nieces and nephews. Sharyn kept in touch with her many cousins and created wonderful memories with lifelong friends. While raising her family, she completed her master’s degree in library science, and became a respected medical reference librarian. After retiring, she found continued happiness volunteering at the Chicago Botanic Garden, attending current events classes, and reading books she borrowed from her public library. Sharyn’s heart was filled by family and friends brought together over wonderful holiday gatherings and joyful meals. But most importantly, her love with Larry only grew stronger as they shared and explored many new and awesome adventures. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Wellness Center, Chapel service, Monday, February 27, 12:15 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park. For additional information, shiva and a link to view the service online, visit Shalom Memorial Funeral Home,, 847-255-3520.

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Service : Monday, February 27th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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