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After a valiant bout with bladder cancer, Jamie Shujman passed away in Altamonte Springs surrounded by his family on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Born in Havana, Cuba, to Salomon and Maria Shujman on Feb. 8, 1942, he immigrated to Washington, D.C., on June 12, 1962.

Mr. Shujman learned English in night school and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1967, with a degree in business administration. He worked for American Can Company in New Orleans, La., where he met his wife, Judith. The couple moved to Orlando in 1974, where Jamie worked for James River Paper Corporation and eventually came to manage the Southeastern zone for the firm. Later in his career, Mr. Shujman worked as an independent broker representing general merchandise manufacturers.

He is survived by his wife Judith of Altamonte Springs; younger brother Jose (Ada) of Miami; sons, Robert of Miami Beach and William of Altamonte Springs; and daughter, Joanna of Philadelphia.

Funeral services were held at the Ohev Shalom Cemetery Pavilion on Tuesday, Aug. 19, followed by interment. In memory of Jamie Shujman, the family requests contributions to the Orlando Community Weekday Minyan Fund or Rabbi Rubinger’s Discretionary Fund, c/o Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland 32751. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando.


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