Samuel Jeremy Alpern CHARLOTTE - Samuel Jeremy Alpern, born on February 1, 1972, passed away at Carolinas Medical Center on February 25, 2013. He was the beloved son of Janice and David Cantor of Charlotte. Adored by his sister, Aviva M. Cantor, of Madison, WI. Pre deceased by his father, Ian Alpern, and by grandparents and great-grandparents. Jeremy leaves behind his amazing caregiver, Patricia Parker, who loved him as her own. Also mourned by Vickie Hayden, his caregiver at his day activity program. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 26, at 1pm at J.B. Tallent Funeral Service, 1937 N. Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte. Burial in Peabody, MA on Wednesday, February 27th. Shiva will be observed at the Cantors' home Thursday evening, Sunday evening and Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to Friendship Circle, 6619 Sardis Rd., Charlotte, NC 28270 or Lifespan Arts and Gardens, 601 N. Graham St., Charlotte, NC 28206.