May 19, 2014
Irwin “Shane” Olshansky, 76, passed away on April 25, 2014, in Hollywood, Florida, after a long illness. Shane was born in 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island. After completing military service, he settled in Philadelphia, where in 1972 he married Myra Unterberger. In 2005, Shane and Myra moved to South Florida to be closer to their son, Victor. Shane was active in politics and veterans’ affairs, and he remained an avid booster of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point throughout his life. He is survived by his sister, Carole, his wife, Myra, his son, Victor, and his grandchildren, April and Alex. Donations in Shane’s memory may be made to the Alexander Nininger State Veteran's Nursing Home, c/o Oscar Correale, 8401 W. Cypress Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025.