Deaths Death Notices
Shatkin - Paul August 15, 2017, at age 84. Beloved husband of Deeny (nee Lippes) Shatkin. Devoted father of Marc (Natalie) Shatkin and Jody (late Patrick Mackey) Shatkin. Loving poppa of Leah and Aaron Shatkin and Zoe, his rescued dog and protector. Brother of Ceil Linder and the late Dr. Samuel Shatkin. Brother-in-law of Joel and Andree Lippes. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Paul was a practicing attorney for 58 years, representing many of the same clients and families for three generations. He was the attorney for the plaintiffs who successfully opposed the demolition of three mansions on Millionaire's Row on Delaware Avenue in the 1970's. Paul was a creative and adventurous cook as well as an avid gardener -- and a builder of stone walls -- at the family's summer home in Canada. He and his wife also enjoyed traveling the world. Family and friends are invited to visit the family on Thursday, August 17th from 4-7 PM at 69 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Buffalo or the SPCA of Erie County.
John Roberts Funeral Home