July 25, 1934 - October 8, 2018
Stuart Z. Hirschman, 84, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully October 8, 2018. Generous, charming, funny, adored and respected by so many, Stuart was a prolific story teller - and checker player. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Stuart moved to Kansas City after graduating Michigan University. He went to Law School at UMKC and practiced law since 1958. In addition to having been a partner at several law firms in both Kansas City and New York, he also expanded into other ventures, including producing a Hollywood movie, serving as Chairman and President of a Missouri bank, and was the General Partner in over thirty real estate properties. Stuart served in the United States Air Force and the USAF Reserve. His charitable roles included Kansas City Mayor's Commission on Human Rights, Menorah Medical Center's Board of Counselors, Board member on United Nations Habitat for Humanity Committee in New York City, Vice Chairman for Plain States Region of the Anti-Defamation League, Deputy Election Commissioner, Member Friends of Art of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Patron for St. Luke's Hospital. After several years living in New York City, Stuart moved back to Kansas City in 1996 with his loving wife Suzi, where they were active leaders in social, administrative, and financial affairs of Parkway Towers. Stuart battled Parkinson’s for many years with Suzi as his sole caretaker. She passed away just 6 weeks ago. Those left to cherish his memory include, brother Steven Hirschman of Teaneck, NJ, children Shayle Hirschman of Phoenix, AZ, David Hirschman (Karyn) of Chatsworth, CA, Batsheva (Yossie) Frankel of Los Angeles, CA, step children Keith (Lenore) Shapiro of N. Massapequa, NY, Maurie Comenzo of Phoenix, AZ, seven grandchildren Eve, Ben, Jack, Tuvia, Christopher, Jordyn and Skylar, and three great-grandchildren, Caila, Adele, and Jake, as well as numerous beloved family and friends. No services will be held at this time. His family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Foundation for NIBD, www.nibdinkids.com/donate.
Stuart Z. Hirschman, 84, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away peacefully October 8, 2018. Generous, charming, funny, adored and respected by so many, Stuart was a prolific story teller - and checker player. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Stuart... View Obituary & Service Information
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