May 2009

AARON, ARLYNE
(nee LOEB). Age 94. Wife of the late Milton L.; daughter of the late Rose and Lawrence Loeb; mother of Helaine and Arthur Billings, Lawrence and Susan; grandmother of Hart, Sarah, Gwen, Jay, Debbie, Glenn, Todd and Allison; great-grandmother of Noah, Eli, Charlie, Annie, Lauren, Olivia, Jack and Lily; aunt of Gina Schmeling and Adriana Payne. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to charity of choice.

ABRAMS, MAX A.
March 18. Age 88. Husband of Goldie nee Schayer. Father of Ronald (Shira) Abrams and Rosalyn (Rabbi Abraham) Cooper. Grandfather of Schuyler (Sarah) Abrams, Shlomit (Rabbi Ben) Wolff, Gila (Avi) Needle, Margalit and Raacheli Cooper. Great-grandfather of 11. Brother of Seymour J. Abrams, the late Esther (late Paul) Lehrfeld and Jack (the late Sylvia) Abramowitz. Relative, friend and adviser of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim.

BAER, ABRAHAM “ABE”
Husband for 54 years of Sylvia nee Kriesman; father of Mitchell and Ellen (Einar Sigurdsson) Baer; grandfather of Zeb, Jonathan and Hannah; brother of the late Jacob “Jack” Baer and Jeanette Jacobson; uncle of Marcy, Roberta (Jeffrey Price) and Michael (Dale Fahey) Baer. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062; National Kidney Foundation, 215 W. Illinois #1C, Chgo 60654; or American Heart Assn., 208 S. LaSalle, Chgo 60604.

BAGEL, EDYTHE
(nee KUTCHINSKY). Age 89. Wife of the late Albert; mother of Maxine (Steve) Baker and Bobbie; grandmother of Andrew (Stephanie) Baker and Sari (Frank) Janecek; Bubbe of Jake, Danielle, Jessica, and Nicole; sister of Bernice Kutchins. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview 60025.

BARAD, LILLIAN R.
(nee POSNER). Wife of the late Herman; mother of Yakov (Edith), Kenneth ( Bernadette ), and Leonard (Linda); grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 4. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom.

BARRON, SHELDON E.
Age 81. Retired Chicago Public School teacher and principal for 36 years; husband of the late Lorraine nee Kaplan; father of Elissa (David Hedeen) and Michael (Linda) Barron; grandfather of Laura and Michelle Hedeen and Lainie and Jamie Barron; brother of Lorraine (late Robert) David; son of the late Morris and Hilda Barron; brother-in-law, uncle and friend of many. Sheldon will be missed by his family, colleagues and dedicated caregiver Oscar. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials, in memory of his wife, to Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake, Wilmette 60091.

BOOKMAN, LORRAINE
(nee MAZUR). Age 84. Wife of the late Arthur Bookman; mother of Lee (Ellen) Bookman and Roberta (Jonathan) Klein; grandmother of Stacy Bookman, Leslie and Samantha Klein; daughter of the late Louis and Celia Mazur; sister of the late Dr. Lawrence (Evelyn) Mazur and the late Gertrude (late Abe) Petak and sister-in-law of Eugene (late Lola) Bookman; aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn.Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway, Chgo 60613; or charity of choice.

BRAUN, IRVING M.
March 20. Age 96. Husband of the late Tibey nee Berman; father of Pamela (Leonard) Cohen and the late Charles (Paula) Braun; grandfather of Brooke (David), Scott (Kathy), Joshua (Elizabeth), Jessica (Bob) and Zach(Linda); great-grandfather of 17; brother of Marvin and Jerry (Shirley) Braun, Marilyn (Herb) Mazer and the late Estelle (late David) Abod. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to North Shore Torah Center, 6247 N. Sacramento. Chgo 60659.

BRIN, SHIRLEY
(nee POLLOCK). March 19. Age 85. Wife of the late Phillip. Shirley retired from working at the Catholic Theological Union in Hyde Park. She was a member of Hadassah, Johanna Bureau for the Blind and the Illinois Jewish Genealogical Society. Mother of Deborah (Edward) Pruitt, Paul (Judith) and Roberta (Rick) Sharpe; grandmother of Michael and Meri Brin, Sarah (Don) Spence, Elana and Jesse Pruitt and Cris Baker; great-grandmother of Neria Spence; sister of Lillian (Stan) Boas and the late Ruth (late Al) Sherman; sister-in-law of Jeanette (late Sidney) Immergluck, and the late Nathan (Marion) and late Ray (late Ruth) Brin; aunt and great-aunt of many; daughter of the late Bernard and Goldie (Liebman) Pollock. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to March of Dimes or charity of choice.

DACHMAN, MILLICENT
(nee SCHORR). Wife of Norman. Mother of Sherri Gabor, Teppi (Max) Jacobsen and Dr. Adam (Roxane). Grandmother of 7. Great-grandmother of 2. “Her ambition was to educate the world about the tragedy of the Holocaust.” Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Member & Donor Services, PO Box 90988, Washington, DC 20090-0988, www.ushmm.org.

DEVINATZ, PEARL
(nee MOSKOWITZ). Wife of the late Allen; mother of Victor and Ethan; sister of Rosalind (the late Norman) Siegel. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

DOREN, LAILA “LAUHA”
(nee HIRSIMAKI). March 22. Age 77. Wife of the late Cy Doren; mother of Dr. Gregory (Karen) and David Doren, Julie (Maricel) Olaru and Glenn; grandmother of Hannah, Kyle and Allison; sister of Linnea, Laura, Leila, Leino, Lenni, Leevi, Launo, Liisa, Lumia, Laijo, Seppo, the late Lauri, and Leo. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials (noted "Endowment Memorial in name of Lauha Doren") to Nordic Heritage Museum, 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle, WA 98117.

EHRLICH, DR. JACK
March 18. Age 96. Husband of 69 years to Arlene, nee Bernstein; father of Elyse (Frank) Sacco and Jeff (Diane) Ehrlich; brother of Mae (the late Leonard) Benowitz, the late Deena (Harold) Rudich and Susan (Maurice) Lewis; poppa of Ken, Kirsten (Mark) Raccuia, Jay (Michelle) and Brian (Laina Cohn) Ehrlich; great-grandfather of Haley, Kyra, and Nathan. Lifelong Chicago sports fan and avid athlete in his youth. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Memorials to charity of choice.

EISENBERG, JERRY L.
Husband of the late Eleanor Ruth nee Harrison. Son of the late Isadore and Fannie. Father of Sheri Joann (Jim) Gellar and David (Rebecca). Grandfather of Yiftach (fiancée Janice), Yochai (Amy), Yuval (Becky); Jonathan (Rin) Allison and Lexi Gellar. Great-grandfather of Orli. Brother of the late Joseph, Jack (the late Dorothy), James, Sidney (the late Bess), Ben (the late Helen) Eisenberg, Helen (the late Alfred) Sangerman and Genevieve (the late Sol) Buchsbaum. Friend of Marie Levine. He and his wife were among the original 25 families who founded the Northwest Suburban Synagogue of Morgon Grove. He was the past president of Cong. Ezras Israel; longtime member of Jewish War Veterans Post 800; co-founder of Combined Veterans Assn.; past Illinois State Commander of Jewish War Veterans; served in the Navy in WWII. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Cong. Ezras Israel, 7001 N. California, Chgo 60645; or Jewish War Veterans USA, Post 800 c/o Mr. David Hynes, 7141 N. Kedzie #1013, Chgo 60645.

FAIERBERG, ETHEL
(nee TRUDMAN). Wife of the late Carl; sister of Jennie (the late Bernard) Crodgen, the late Sylvia (Louis) Rubenstein and Edward Trudman; aunt to Les (Audrey) Crodgen, Debbie (Ben) Neuberg, Caryn Spath, Elaine and the late Ivan Rubenstein; great-aunt to many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom.

FEDER, RHONDA
(nee HOFFMAN). Age 47. Wife for 21 years of Steven; mother of Tyler Faith, Cody Lauren and Spencer Rose Feder; daughter of Jerome “Jerry” and Maida Hoffman, nee Edelstein; sister of Marcia (Alan) Blitstein, Arthur (Anne) and Francine Hoffman; daughter-in-law of Howard and Gerry Feder, nee LaBok; sister-in-law of Dr. Robert (Randi) Feder; aunt of Michael (Dr. Marisa), Lana and Jessica Blitstein, Sarah Stevens and Tracy Hoffman, Alex and Seth Feder. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Evanston 60201.

FEINGOLD, SAM
Age 93. Husband of the late Eve. Father of Elaine (the late Nick) Christopher and Barbara (Julius) Rothschild. Grandfather of Philip (Sherry), Mitchell (Connie) and Cary (Gail) Goldman; Daniel (Deborah), Mark (Caryn) and Paul (Mara) Rothschild; Laura (Ted) Foxman and Sharyl (Michael) Mackey. Great-grandfather of 23. Brother of Freda (the late Abe) Pinchofsky and the late Birdie (late Jake) Gershman, Fannie (the late Eli) Spector, Jack (the late Ida) Feingold, and Phil (the late Marian) Feingold. Uncle of many. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

FELDMAN, HARVEY
Age 82. Husband of the late Beverly; father of Lynn (Joel) Altschul, Alan (Deb) and Jerry (Sue); grandfather of Jason (Karen), Sarah (fiance Bobby), Jon (Kelly), Katie, Allie, Lisa and Richard; great grandfather of James and Emma; brother of Sarah (Chuck) Pearson and the late Sam; uncle and friend. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

FRIPT, ALICE
(nee DECKER). Age 90. Former wife of the late Jerry; mother of Maxine and Saul David; g-d grandmother of Krista (Brian) Healey; great-g-d grandmother of Christopher Watson and Kyler Healey; cousin of Herbert Decker Jr. and Edward Samuelson; friend of many. Past president of Emanuel Cong. and the Sisterhood. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Emanuel Cong., 5959 N. Sheridan, Chgo 60660.

GIMBEL, STUART NEAL
Age 70. Husand of Sherry nee Byster; father of Julie, Lesley (Chris) Fisher, Kevin and the late Laura; grandfather of Danny, Jake and Molly Fisher; brother of Noel (Anne) and Lee (Joni) Gimbel, and Starr (Dennis) Strand; uncle and friend to many. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Thresholds, 4101 N. Ravenswood, Chgo 60613.

GLICKEN, EARL L.
Age 82. Husband for 58 years of Geraldine (nee Rubin). Father of Candice, Kerry (Kris), Craig (Sherrie Binke); grandfather of Lauren (Robert) Glicken-O’Leary, Michael Morris and Ashley Elizabeth Glicken; brother of Rochelle (Dr. Herbert) Krantz; uncle and friend. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Children’s Brittle Bone Foundation, 7701 95th St., Pleasant Priairie, WI 53158.

GOLDNER, BERNICE
(nee ACTOR). Age 88. Wife of the late Irving; mother of Donna (Ron) Gold, Sharon (Arnie) Nagelberg and Meryl (Bruce) Benjamin; grandmother of Adriane, Harvey, Rachel, Joshua, Lauren, Erin, Chad, Aran, Keith and Cara; great-grandmother of Madeline, Isabelle and Stephanie; sister of Sandy and Dalcy; friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Birthright Israel Foundation, PO Box 1784, New York, NY 10156.

GOLDENBERG, ROCHELLE
(nee ADDIS). Age 85. Wife of the late Maurice; mother of Joseph (Diane), Robert (Laurie), Laura Goldenberg (Terence) Byrd and Sara Goldenberg (David) Schreiberg; grandmother of Jeffrey, Michelle and Lia; sister of Helen (the late Nathan) Kaplan; sister-in-law of Ralph I. Goldenberg; aunt and friend. She will be dearly missed. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to charity of choice.

GOLTZ, TRUDI
Age 55. Daughter of the late Harold and Nettie Goltz; sister of Sharon (Alan) Rosen, Elaine (Larry) Winer and Jay (Sherri) Goltz; aunt and cousin of many. Private arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to charity of choice.

GORDON, LEONARD J.
Of Scottsdale, AZ, formerly of Skokie. Husband of the late Bernice (nee Crost); father of Michael (Deborah) Gordon, Susan (Craig) Siegel and the late Gail Pinas; grandfather of Gabi and Mitchell Gordon; brother of Ed (Lee) and the late Marvin (Joan) Gordon; uncle and friend of many. While working for Exatta , he was responsible for coining the “Canon” camera name and bringing it to the American market. He served in WW ll, received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and was a member of H Company, 1st Infantry Regiment, 6 Infantry Division. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Rosehill. Memorials to Jewish War Veterans Memorial, 1811 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009.

GROSS, ERNEST S.
Husband of Mary nee Gauthier; father of Abby and Kenton; brother of Charlene (the late Dr. Paul) Carstons and Harriet (Leslie) Rosenthal; son of the late Sidney and Anne. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Dr., Atlanta, GA 30319.

GROSSBERG, DAVID LEE
Age 68. Husband of Julia. Fatheer of Terry (Marla), Joy (Brian) Israel, Mindy and the late Larry. “Papa” of Emily, Danny, Andrew and Leah. Brother of Robert (Ellen) Grossberg and Eileen “Dee” (Ted) Misna. Son of the late William and Rose. Also survived by loving relatives and friends. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 500 N. Dearborn #305, Chgo 60654.

HANDLER, JUNE F.
(nee HESS). Wife of Gerald; mother of Robert (Linda), Susan (Wesley) Nissen, Lisa (Brian) Ackerman and Howard; Bubbie of Nathan, Matthew, Andrew, Hallie and Gabrielle; daughter of the late Arthur and Gertrude Hess; sister of Robert (Linda) and Stanford Hess; sister-in-law of Raymond and Arlene Handler; aunt, great-aunt and friend to many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to University of Chicago Melanoma Research, c/o Dr. Thomas Gajewski, 5841 S. Maryland, MC2115, Chgo 60637; or Cong. Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook.

HOLLANDER, HOWARD DAVID
Husband of Beth, nee Ruttenberg; father of Sari (Glen) Kolodziej and Gary (Susanne) Hollander; grandfather of Scott, David, Mark, and Sean. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to HADASSAH (North Shore Chapter), 1724 First St., Highland Park, IL 60035.

HERPE, BEVERLY
(nee VELTMAN). Wife of the late Richard; mother of David (Tina) and Dana Herpe; grandmother of Lauren and Stacy Herpe; sister of Wayne (the late Ilene) Veltman; aunt of many. Arrangements by Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimer's Assn., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr #800, Chgo 60631; or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025.

HOFFMAN, PEARL SILVER
March 29, of Portland, Ore. Age 86. Daughter of Sarah Levin and Charles Silver. Worked at Dacor Corp. in Northfield, IL for over 30 years and served as their office manager/treasurer. Longtime member of B’nai Brith, Helen Ecker Cancer Society, and Women’s American ORT.  Through the years, she loved to knit, bowl, and plan family parties, but most of all, she loved people—her family and her friends. Her passing leaves a void in so many of our lives, a woman to be celebrated and remembered in our hearts always. Wife for over 55 years of Allen; mother of Lynne Francine Siegel and Sherry Rayna Chandos; aunt and cousin of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Memorials to Cedar Sinai Park/Employee Appreciation Fund, 6125 SW Boundary St., Portland, OR 97221.

IKENN, LOUIS F.
Age 102. Husband of the late Ida nee Solomon; father of Jack (Sandi) and the late Ralph; father-in-law of the late Shelley; “Papa Lou” of Dani (Mitch) Horwitz, Greg and Steven (Am) Ikenn; great-grandfather of Drew, Eli, Marisa and Lauren; brother of Rose (late Ben) Gostomelsky, Alyce (late Dr. Mort) Shafrin and the late Ida Seifer, Nettie Astrin, Ralph and Ian Ikenn; uncle and great-uncle of many. Lou was lovingly cared for by Bovic. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to WilPower, 200 Frontage Rd., Northfield 60093.

KAHN, JEFFREY RICHARD
March 17. Age 38. Son of Frank and Penny Kahn nee Pikofsky; brother of Michael (Heidi) Kahn; uncle of Madeline, Brian and Alyssa; cousin of many; nephew of Nancy (the late Philip) Pikofsky and Adrienne (Bruce) Cramer; grandson of Bertha (the late Harry) Pikofsky and the late Ernest and Emmy Kahn. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cancer Wellness Center, 215 Revere, Northbrook 60062.

KAINE, SALLY
(nee GLASS). Wife of the late Eugene; mother of Ronald (Renee) and Laurie; grandmother of Robert, Randall and Ross; daughter of the late Charles and Bessie Glass; sister of Harold Glass, Ruthie Lebow, the late Frieda Barton and the late Dorothy Horowitz; friend of Elba Morales; aunt, cousin and friend of many. In the 1930s Sally received a full scholarship to Northwestern's School of Journalism, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She was an educator; worked in advertising and sales in her family's real estate company; was very active at West Suburban Temple Har Zion. The greatest joy in Sally's life was the love of her family. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Entombment Shalom. Memorials to West Suburban Temple Har Zion, 1040 N. Harlem, River Forest 60305.

KAPLAN, FRANK
Age 81. Husband of the late Marilyn "Tootsie," nee Reznick; father of Ed (Patti), Bonnie (Simon) Szmuelewitz and Les (Jill); grandfather of7. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

KATZ, EDWIN M.
Age 99. Husband of the late Ann, nee Goldstein; father of  Ivy (Joel) Levin and Alvin (Elizabeth) Katz; grandfather of  Daniel (Debra) Levin, Leslie (Jimmy) Sarnoff, Jeffrey Levin and Dana and Laura Katz; great-grandfather of Alexis Sarnoff; brother of the late Erwin Katz; uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells, 3rd Floor, Chgo 60606.

KEER, EDITH 
(nee HORWITZ). Mother of Karen (Barry) Rosenthal and Richard (Judy) Keer; grandmother of Jason (Julie) and Todd (Stacy) Rosenthal and Whitney Keer. Great-grandmother of Parker, Meyer, Tyler and Ari; sister of Bill Horwitz and the late Rose Rosenberg. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Rosemont. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 1 S. Franklin, Chgo 60606.

KLEIN, RABBI SAMUEL
Retired rabbi of Ner Tamid Cong. and congregations in Massachusetts. US Army Chaplain. Longtime member of Chicago Board of Rabbis and Rabbinical Assembly. Husband of Sydelle nee Lerer; father of Mordecai (Doris), Tzvi (Toby), Michael, and Rebecca (Steve) Singer; grandfather of 10; brother of Esta (the late Rabbi Manuel) Saltzman. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Or Torah, 3800 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076; or charity of choice.

KOLBER, CELIA
Age 99 ½. Wife of the late Leo; mother of Arlene (Howard) Braver and the late Ronald (Mary); "Nana" of Robin (David) Stein, Steven (Peggy), David (Maureen), Rebecca (Michael) Johnson and the late Alyse Trott; great-grandmother of Alana, Lindsey, Sarah, Nathan, Leo and Allison. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to charity of choice.

KOTLER, BETTY
(nee BUBAR). Wife of the late Maurice; mother of Philip (Nancy), Milton (Greta) and Neil (Wendy); grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 11; sister of the late Frieda and Meyer. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Westlawn.

KUSHNER, BEVERLY
March 3. Age. 64. Daughter of the late Harold and late Sylvia (Goldfine). Mother of Suzanne Dubman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Memorials to The ARK, 646- N. California, Chgo 60645.

LEE, FAYE
(nee WAXBERG). Age 89. Wife of the late Benjamin; mother of Jeffrey (Julie), Steven (Linda), Richard, Robert, Deborah (Curtis) Levy and Joann (Joe) Newton; grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 8; sister, aunt and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674.

LEHMAN, JUDITH M.
(nee BURMAN). Age 75. Wife of Felix; mother of Mark (Penny), Susan (Gary) Grossman, and Elizabeth (Timothy) Olson; grandmother of Rebecca, Sarah, and Aimee Lehman, Maxwell and Jacob Grossman, and Nathan Olson; sister of Adrienne (the late Francis) Lederer, and the late Howard Burman. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Memorial Park.

LENNON, HAL (HILLEL LEVIN)
Age 83. Husband of the late Shirlee nee Lavin; father of David (Rosi), Rivka (Rabbi Meir) Segal, Lori (Jeff) Meisel and George (Julie); grandfather of 33; great-grandfather of 14; brother of Ethel (the late Ed) Faber and the late Victor (Maxine). Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Internment Waldheim. Memorials to The ARK, 6450 N. California. Chgo 60645; or Chicago Chesed Fund, 6100 Drake, Chgo 60645.

LEVENSON, MARCELLE
(nee BOIM). Wife of Marvin; mother of Aleyce (Thomas) Lacy and Keith Bluestein; stepmother of Dena (Saul) Sodos, Stephen (Lisa) Levenson, and Bonnie (Fred) Perel; grandmother of Colin, Ahren, and Rosalie; step-grandmother of Barbara, Ashley, Danielle, Ryan and Brandon; sister of Irving (Betty) Boim. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to charity of choice.

LEVIN, BERNARD A.
Husband of the late Lenore (Smith); father of Michael and Jeffrey (Sara) Levin and Sheryl (Dan) Glass; grandfather of Nicole, Makayla, Ethan, Jocelyn and Cameron; brother of Seymour (Sondra). Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to JDRF Illinois, 500 N. Dearborn #305, Chgo 60654, www.jdrfillinois.org

LEVIN, HERBERT
Age 83. Husband of Inez nee Shutan; father of Helene, Michaeland Abbe (Ronald Arsenault); grandfather of Jack and Jules; brother of Edward, Irwin "Buddy"(Susan) and the late Melvin (late Helen); brother-in-law of Rhoda Shapiro; uncle to many. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Entombment Memorial Park. Memorials to American Cancer Society.

LEVY, BENNETT SANFORD
Age 79. Son of the late Harry and Sara; husband for 57 years of Marilyn nee Levine; father of Bruce (Jane) and Peter; grandfather of Dustin, Daniel, Matthew and Jason; brother of Donald (Gwen); brother-in-law of Phyllis (Allan) Epstein. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Memorial Park. Memorials to Ameerican Cancer Society, 225 N. Michidan #1210, Chgo 60601.

LICHTEN, EARL
Husband of the late Patricia; stepfather of the late Stephen Geier; brother of the late Eleanor (the late Lawrence) Charak; uncle of Nancy, Keith (Sue), and Neil (Maurita “Mitty” Adler) Charak; great-uncle of Noah and Colette Charak. Longtime partner at the law firm of Berger, Newmark & Fenchel. Member of Cong. B’nai Tikvah of Deerfield. Private arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Memorials to Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Synagogue, 3340 Dundee #2N4, Northbrook 60062.

LIFSHITZ, RUTH
(nee SULAK). Age 88. Wife of the late Louis; mother of Rabbi Howard (Gail), Richard (Beth) and Mark (Nancy); Bubby of Jennifer (Jeff) Goldstein, Jessica, Amy, Laura, Joseph and Adam; sister of the late Paul Sulak; sister-in-law of Lois Lifshitz Simon and Lori Lifshitz Serata; aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn. Lifelong member of Beth Hillel. Memorials to charity of choice.

MAJOR, GERTRUD
(nee STRAUSS). Age 98, of The Selfhelp Home. Wife of the late Richard; mother of Ruth (Larry) Brenner; grandmother of Steven (Andrea) Brenner and Lisa Brenner (Anthony) Os; great-grandmother of  Aaron, Abbie and Aviva. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Jewish Oakridge. Memorials to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chgo 60640.

MORGEN, PERRY M.
Age 55, attorney at law; husband of Karen, nee Riederman for 26 years; father of Torie and Chloe; nephew of Norman Brodsky; son-in-law of May and Alfred Riederman; brother-in-law of Mark (Susan) and Gary (Sharon) Riederman; son of the late Herbert and Florence; friend, uncle and cousin of many. Collector of vinyl recoreds, CDs and books. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis #400, Evanston 60201.

NADLER, MARIE
(nee SILVER). Age 97. Wife of the late Sam; mother of Melvyn (Leslie) and Michael (Drina); grandmother of Aaron, Jordan, David (Adrian Fogal) and Sara (Jordan Karol); great-grandmother of Raleigh; sister of the late Morris (late Lillian), late Joe (late Elna) and late Herman ( Sandra) Silver; machetunim to Ruth (the late Jack) Posternack. We are grateful to her caregiver Shirley Mijares. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Council for Jewish Elderly, NorthShore Home and Hospice Services, or North Suburban Synagogue Beth-El.

NEWMAN, NORMAN N.
Age 86. Husband of the late Myra nee Lipson; father of Wendy (Bob) Waskin, Maureen (Dennis) Perper, Holley (Don) Hoffman and Jay; uncle of Ione (Steven) Novak, Ted (Cathy) Richards and the late Wendy Richards; brother of Elaine (Harvey) Guss and the late Molly (late Ted) Kaplan; grandfather of Alissa, Jeffrey, Jamie, Melanie, Nicole, Nate, Alexandra, Jake, Jeremy and Alex. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Center for Enriched Living, 280 Saunders, Riverwoods 60015; or Council for Jewish Elderly, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645.

PAUL, FLORENCE
(nee BERMAN). March 22. Age 97. Founding member of Cong. Shirat Shalom of Elgin and former member of Cong. Kneseth Israel. Wife of the late Irving; mother of Shelly (Stuart) Hanfling and Bernard (Michele); grandmother of Brent, Scott (fiancée Michelle), Jessica, Max, Emma and Hannah; sister of Celia and Bess. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Bluff City, Elgin.

PEVITZ, TRUDY
(nee SIDLER). Holocaust survivor. Wife of the late Herbert; mother of Rozelle (Harlan) Langer, Loretta, Barbara (Robert Lazo), Henry and Stanley (Andi); grandmother of Mark (Jennifer) Langer, Yvonne and Michael Zusel, Allison Pevitz-Lazo, Ross, Chase, Parker, Joshua, Aaron and Corey; great-grandmother of Hailey, Mia and Aiden; sister of Barney (Anita) Sidler, Rose Greendale and the late Allen Sidler; aunt of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods, Skokie 60077.

POLLACK, SHIRLEY NATHAN
Age 88; wife of the late Sidney Nathan and late Seymour Pollack; mother of Frances Nathan O’Brien, Amy (Scott) Gilbert, Bruce (Lily) Pollack, and Lew (Linda) Nathan; grandmother of Matthew, Erica, Stacey, Ryan and Rebecca; sister of Sam (Norma); sister-in-law of Dorothy (Jerome) Pollack and the late Dorothy (Sanger) Dreyfus and children. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Bet Shalom, Attn: Rabbi Norman Cohen, 13613 Orchard Rd., Minnetonka, MN 55305.

POSNER, RICHARD P.
March 28. Age 91, in Rancho Mirage, CA. Husband of Miriam nee Saltiel; father of Marc (Barbara) Posner and Karen (Allan) Kuperstein. Senior Partner of The Iroquois Company, a Chicago commercial finance company. A Captain in the US Army Air Corps, Posner commanded a training school for B-17 pilots in Tampa, FL, before serving overseas in WWII. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Private arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Memorials to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250; or Anti-Defamation League, 309 W. Washington, Chgo 60606.
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RASOF, BEVERLY 
(nee DAWSON). Age 78. Wife of Jack. Mother of Jill Rasof Alberts and David (Miriam). Daughter of the late Mildred Dawson. Grandmother of Sarah and Jack Alberts, Lily and Jake. Sister of the late Bill Dawson. Also survived by Nikita, Millie and many loving friends. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Interment Rosemont Park. Memorials to charity of choice.

ROSEN, RABBI MORDECAI M.
Age 84; father of Avram (Ellen); friend of Sara Miller; brother, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Parkinson Disease Fdn., 833 W. Washington., Chgo 60607.

ROSENBLATT, FRANCES
(nee BARON). Age 91, wife of the late Irving Obadiah; mother of David, and the late Ellen Brenda Avner; grandmother of Brian (Lisa), Aaron and Steven, Rachel Avner (Ari) Polsky, Julie(Josh) Nankin, Howard Shaya and Leah Avner; great-grandmother of Levi and Asher; mother-in-law of Bonnie Rosenblatt and Ken Avner; sister of the late Minna Feldman. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Ellen Rosenblatt Avner Memorial Fund, Arie Crown Hebrew School, 4600 Main, Skokie, IL.

ROSS, ALAN G.
Age 68; husband of Sharyl nee Fischman; father of Jeffrey (Alison), Jeremy, Ariel and Benjamin; grandfather of David and Ashleigh Rose; brother of Mitch (Frieda); brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Chicago Chesed Fund, 6100 N. Drake. Chgo 60659.

RUBENSTEIN, SYLVIA
(nee BLACKMAN). Age 87; of the late Meyer.; mother of Arlene (Eugene) Bernstein and David (Kathy); grandmother of Jason (Tanya) and Dr. Matthew (MaryAnn) Bernstein, Corey (fiancée Jessica Fisher), Rachel (Jason) Cole, Kara (Tim) Edgeworth, Kevin, Ryan (Maureen), Andy (fiancée Crystal Smetana) Rubenstein; great-grandmother of 8; aunt of Terry (Ellie) Braman. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Morton Grove Hadassah.

SCHAFFNER, BERNYCE “BOBBIE”
Wife of the late Paul. Mother of Ted (Alene) and Sandy (Dennis Mowery). Bubbie of Paul (fiancée Kelly Smith) and Ben (Serena). Sister of the late Dr. Sidney (late Esther) Epstein. A very special woman who touched the lives of many people. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Memorials to CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chgo 60645; or Am Shalom, 840 Vernon, Glencoe 60022.

SCHWARTZ, LIBBY
Age 100. Wife of the late Irving. Mother of Sara (Tom) Olesker, Esta (Martin) Swig and Martin. Grandmother of Betsy (Adel) Tomas; Peter (Rachel) Olesker; Jason (Dani) and Amanda; David and Howard Swig. Great-grandmotheer of Charlie, Evan and Aiden. Sister of the late Herman (late Shirley), Nat (the late Betty), Jack, Joe (Norine) and Robert (the late Sally) Rue; Esther and Bessie Rubenstein; Special “sister” to Carrie Silverman Kleiman. Aunt and cousin of many. Arrangements by Westlawn Jewish Funerals. Interment Westlawn. Memorial to Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chgo 60657;; or Make-A-Wish Foundation, 640 N. LaSalle #280, Chgo 60654.

SHAPIRO, JEAN C.
(nee WECHSLER). Mother of Andrea Sheinbein and Sam (Marjorie); stepmother of Claire Gold Amy (Ed) Kaznocha, and the late Neal; grandmother of Andrew, Julia, Chloe, Rebecca and Isaac; sister of Selna (Herman) Freedman and the late Edna (late Bundy) Shaw. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals and Brezniak Rodman Levine Briss Funeral Directors. Interment Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery, Sharon, MA. Memorials to Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago, 30 S. Wells, Chgo 60606.

SHIP, LUCILLE
(nee RIEGER). Age 91; wife of the late Gordon; mother of Gail (Robert) Scadron, Darlene (the late Ronnie) Jacobs and Terrie (the late Arthur Horowitz); grandmother of Jeffrey (Aurea) and Barry Scadron, Michael and Tracy Jacobs, Dana (Scott) Mandell, and Shira, Gordon and Leora Horowitz; great-grandmother of Annie and Taylor Scadron and Ronnie and Ryan Mandell; sister of the late Jerry (Virginia) Rieger; sister-in-law of Shirley (the late Louis) and the late Elizabeth Ship; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom.

SIEGEL, RUTH
(nee GROSS). Age 83; mother of Jay, Sue (Joe Undreiner) and Ira (Julie); Bubby of Rachel, Mitchell, Elizabeth, Nachman and Matthew; sister of Morris (the late Florence), the late Janette and late Irving (Irma) Gross; sister, friend and traveling companion of Pauline Rosenbloom. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Heart Assn., 3816 Paysphere, Chgo 60674.

SILBERNIK, DORA
(nee GRYLAK). Age 87; Holocaust survivor; wife of the late Isak; mother of Irwin. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Alzheimers Disease Assn., 8430 W. Bryn Mawr #800, Chgo 60631.

SIMON, EILEEN
(nee SHAPIRO). Age 72; wife of Ernest; mother of Bonnie Peluse and Cheryl; grandmother of Sarah Peluse; sister of Beverly (the late Robert) Fox. Member of Cong. Beth Hillel Sisterhood. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to Cong. Beth Hillel B'nai Emunah, 3220 Big Tree, Wilmette 60091.

SIMONS, SCOTT N. 
Age 41; son of Richard and Jill nee Gershun; brother of Michael (Stacy); uncle of Samuel; grandson of Gerry Horne and the late Melvin Gershun, Samuel and Rose Simons. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom.

SINGER, ANNETTE E.
(nee WEINBERG). Age 85; wife of the late Leonard; mother of Marcia (Bill) Douglass and Jeffrey (Andrea); Granny of Lauren, Alyssa and Jorie Singer and Rebecca (Richard) Ehrenberg; great-grandmother of Skylar Ehrenberg; sister of the late Albert (Anne) Weinberg. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Shalom. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn., 30 N. Michigan, Chgo 60602.

SMITH, GERTRUDE
(nee KASS). Age 69; wife of 43 years to Dr. F. Joseph; mother of Laurel (Bruce) Watson, Adrienne and the late Ian Edward; grandmother of Paul Ian Watson; sister of Ralph (Ginny) Kass. Educator, alumna of Roosevelt University. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Jewish Reconstructionist Cong., 303 Dodge, Evanston 60202.

SMITH, STUART L.
Age 66. Son of the late Nathan and Miriam (nee Schiff). Brother of Martin Mordechai Smith and Robert (Marjorie) Pollard-Smith. Uncle of Chad G. and Nicole G. Private arrangements by Weinstein Funeral Homes. Memorials to American Diabetes Assn. “A deli man at heart.”

SNOW, ROSEMAE B.
(nee BROOKS). Wife of the late Robert H.; mother of Martin (Susan) and the late David; grandmother of Amanda (Adam) Berg; great-grandmother of Andrew Jack Berg; sister of Mildred (the late Marvin) Radlow. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Rosemont Park.

SPIWAK, BILLIE
(nee MENKOVITZ). Age 79; wife of Al; mother of Larry (Sharon); grandmother of Stacey and Philip. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals.

SUSSMAN, DAVID A.
Husband for 53 years of Marion nee Hecht; father of Lee (Kathy) and Ron (Laura); “Granpa David” of Kyle, Alan, Kevin and Allyson; brother of the late Benny; son of the late Morris and Lena; nephew of the late Simon Moskowitz; brother-in-law of Lucille Hecht; cousin and friend of many. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 500 N. Dearborn #305, Chgo 60654; or Cong. Am Echad, 160 Westwood, Park Forest 60466.

TAUBIN, LORRAINE
(nee HOLTZMAN). Age 79; wife of the late Alex; mother of Ira (Nancy) and Don (Sheryl); grandma of Alex, Alyssa and Alanna. Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group. Interment Westlawn.

WOLF, SARAH R.
Age 81, longtime resident of Albany Park. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Shalom.

ZELITZKY, ALVIN
March 14. Age 82. Husband of Gail nee Robins; father of David, Avrie (Dan) Paulson, Adam, Eve (Peter) Wolf, Steve (Lena) Olsher and the late Steve; grandfather of Bobby, Lindsay, Zachary, Abbey, Isaiah and Xavier; brother of Irv (Lee). Rod Bauto was his loving caregiver. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals. Interment Waldheim. Memorials to American Liver Foundation, PO Box 5218 Toms River, NJ 08754-5218.

ZISOOK, MILDRED
(nee TURNER). Wife of  Seymour J.; mother of Deborah Schulman and the late Bert Larry; grandmother of Charles and James Schulman; great-grandmother of Sean Schulman; sister of the late Martha Elrod and Helen Siegel. Arrangements by Piser Funeral Services. Interment Westlawn. Memorials to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells #3138, Chgo 60606; or Jewish National Fund, 60 Revere #960, Northbrook 60062.

Posted: 5/5/2009 10:59:26 AM
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