July 2011 Obituaries

ABRAMS, RUTH L.  
(nee HANDLER). Age 93. Wife of the late Albert "Tom"; mother of Herbert (Niki) Abrams and the late Howard Harvey Abrams; mother-in-law of Joann Abrams; grandmother of Lisa, Matthew (Karen) and Howard (Sarah); great-grandmother of Tyler and Ellyson. Memorials to Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, 350 Fifth Ave. Suite 2011, New York, NY 10118. Weinstein Funeral Homes. 

ASEN, ALLEN
Husband of Fela (nee WIERZBICKI); Father of Karen (Ron) Hirsch and Robert (Susan Robinson) Asen; grandfather of Zachary Asen-Robinson, Simone Asen-Klaskin and Emily and Jennah Hirsch; brother of Marion Gordon. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

BARNETT, DEENA
Wife of the late Lawrence; mother of Gary Barnett, Karen (Timothy) Summerville; grandmother of Shaina Summerville, Matthew and James Barnett, and Katherine and Claire Barnett; sister of the late Norton (Marcia) Goldberg. Memorials to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 S. Hager, Barrington 60010. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

BERKELHAMER, SIDNEY
Age 88. Husband of Zelda; and the late Thelma; father of Charles (Helen Saitelbach) Berkelhamer, Wendy Cesario, Janet (Barry) Robbins and the late Anita Berkelhamer; papa of Richard (Fiancé Liza) and Alexandra Robbins; brother of Lawrence (LaVerne) and the late Jack; dear uncle and friend of many. Memorials to the Midwest Palliative Care & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

BLOCK, HARRIS M. 
Husband of Linda (nee LEVIN); father of Andy (Sarah) and Jori Block; brother of Dennis (Nanci) and Robert (Beryl) Block; brother-in-law of Shelley (Edward McCullom) Rubin; uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. Memorials to Kol Zimrah–The Jewish Community Singers, c/o Dr. Jeffrey Arnold, 2438 Briarford, Northbrook 60062 or Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

BUTCHIN, LEO
Age 80. Father of Robin and Kevin; grandpa of Tyler; brother of the late Harold (Esther) Bryant, the late David (Rhoda) Butchin and the late Ann (the late Bernard) Nathan. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

CARR, RANDY M. 
Age 53. Father of Davis Carr; son of the late Lois and David Carr; brother of Stuart (Linda McCormick) Carr and Elyce Carr; uncle of Michelle, Laura and Danny Carr, Anne Oday, Jessica and Courtney Natkin; nephew of Geraldine (late Harold) Schechter and Michael (Jane) Linderman. Memorials to Magen David Adom, 3175 Commercial #101, Northbrook 60062. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

COHEN, HERBERT F. 
Age 78. Husband of Ina (nee FINKEL); Father of Jeffrey (Lori) Cohen and Arlene (Mark) Frommer; grandpa of Jeffrey and Elana Cole, Jenna and Justin Cohen and Brett, Lindsay and Casey Frommer; brother of Shirley Charnowitz, Ilene Hauser and Allan (Marsha) Cohen; uncle, cousin and friend of many. Memorials to the Foundation for Retinal Research, 666 Dundee, Suite 1104, Northbrook 60062. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

COHN, SALLY 
(nee POLS). Age 77. Wife of Elliott Black; mother of Shelley (Ken) Levine, Brad (Mari), Lorry (Jennifer) and Lisa Cohn; grandmother of Adam, Seth, Carrie, Stephanie, Molly and Sam; sister of Evelyn Boxenbaum. Memorials to Four Seasons Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Piser Funeral Services. 

COOK, GERALDINE F.
(nee CHERNIET). Age 80. Wife of the late Jack Cook; mother of Jeffry (Barbara) Matzkin, Richard Matzkin and Tracey (Stephen) Casazza; grandmother of Michael (Gina) Matzkin, Steven (Fiancé Brittany Kent) Crespo, Daniel (Fiancé Lauren Zeller) Matzkin and Lauren Matzkin; great-grandmother of Jordan; daughter of the late Sol and Bessie Cherniet; sister of the late Berwyn (the late Latrice) Cherniet. Memorials to the Anti-Cruelty Society 157 Grand, Chicago 60654. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

CRANE, SCOTT B. 
Age 23. Son of Teena and Michael Crane; brother of Lindsay Crane; grandson of Charlotte “Nor” and Norman “Paka” Boyer, the late Elaine and the late Benjamin Crane; nephew of Alison and Warren Meister, Judy and Gary Gutwillig, cousin of Matthew, Adam, Corey and Bradley. Memorials to In Chef’s Hands-Food Therapy for the Soul at www.inchefshands.org. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

CROWN, BERNARD 
Age 83. Husband of Arlene (nee TURNER); father of Sherwin (Linda) and Earl (Linda); grandpa of Blair and Adam; brother of the late Joseph (late Goldie) and late Florence; dear brother-in-law of the late Lorraine (late Gene) Berkovitz; uncle of Craig (Lisa) and Michelle (Paul) Wartel. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

DENNIS, NOEL 
Husband of Sandra (nee PHILLIPS); Father of Elliott Dennis and Nicole (Isaac) Quintero; son of Shirley and the late Martin Dennis; brother of Stephan (Abra) Dennis, uncle of Matthew Dennis. Memorials may be made to Kellog Cancer Care Center, C/o Glenbrook Hospital, 2100 Pfingsten, Glenview 60026. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

DOLNICK, ALVIN 
Age 79. Husband of the late Lois (nee KAPLAN); father of Bobbie Zvolner, Randi (Joel) Feiger and Susan (Stewart) Glass; grandpa of Melissa, Jeremy and Jake Feiger, Lindsay and Carly Zvolner, Justin and Samantha Glass. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Suite 400, Evanston 60201. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

DORF, MARGARET 
(nee ODES). Age 97. Wife of the late Frank Dorf; mother of Dorothy (Mark) Girouard, Dr. Arthur (Julie) Dorf, Roberta (Denis) Bohm and Michael Dorf (Maury Collins); grandmother Blanche Girouard (Georg Phillip), Ari Dorf, Jordan (Bernadette) Dorf, Jason (Elana) Frank, Matthew Frank, Katherine (Victor) Walczak and John Dorf; great-grandmother of Alexa and Kaden, sister of Rabbi Reuben (Ella) Odes and the late Pauline Odes and Benjamin Odes; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Piser Funeral Services. 

DURLACHER, LINDSEY
Age 36. Son of Richard Durlacher and Barbara Durlacher-Brodsky; brother of Dave (Lisa) and Michael (Susie); uncle of Dane, Reese, Bryce, Mari, Alex and Louie; nephew of Susan (Marty) Roth and Ilyne (the late Howard) Goldberg. Memorials to the Lindsey Durlacher Memorial Wrestling Foundation, P.O. Box 5224, Buffalo Grove 60089. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

EDELCUP, BRUCE R.
Age 72. Husband of Linda (nee SAVERSLAK); father of Robyn (Steve) Cohn and Earl (Arden) Edelcup; grandfather of Alex, Jorie and Tony Cohn and Shay, Brent and Brynn Edelcup; brother-in-law, uncle, and special friend of many. We who knew him best, loved him the most. Memorials to Martin Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 9010, Stuart, FL 34995-9010. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

EDISON, ROBERT G. 
Age 82. Husband of Joyce; father of Pamela Edison, Marcey (Fred) Bernstein and Steven Edison; grandpa Bob of Alex and Allyson Bernstein, Jeremy and Hannah Halpern. Memorials to Moriah Congregation, 200 Taub, Deerfield 60015. 

ELBLING, PHILLIP
Husband of Lois; father of Frank Elbling (Gerald Kass) and Alayne (David) Howard; "Bop" of Sam and Mikey; brother-in-law of Howard Pearlman; uncle of many. Memorials to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 640 N. LaSalle #280, Chicago 60654. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

FALK, ROBERT CHARLES 
Age 79. Husband of Marlene (nee HANDWERKER); father of Annalee (Stephen) King, Phillip (Karen); step-father of Joy Ness, Elaine (Jeff Lippert) Epstein, Linda (David Ash) Ring-Ash and the late Howard Ring; grandfather of Ashley and Corie King, Victoria Falk, Rachel and Aaron Epstein, and Julia, Philip and Elizabeth Ring; son of the late Rebecca and Joseph Falk; brother of Nancy (the late Burt) Ottenfeld; uncle of Debra (Ken) Winkler and Lisa (David) Eingorn; relative to his extended family and friend to many. Memorials to Temple Chai, 1670 RFD, Long Grove 60047 or Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), 29 E. Madison, #802, Chicago 60602. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

FAYNSHTEYN, JOSEPH 
Husband of Anna Faynshteyn (nee ZASLAVSKYA); father of Diana (Alex) Novytskyy and Gregory (Sofia) Faynshteyn; grandfather of Erika, Stephanie, Eric and Abigail. Weinstein Funeral Home. 

FIELD, FRIEDA 
(nee SIMON). Wife of the late Elmer; mother of Sherwin (Carol) Field and Larry Field; grandmother of Mitchell, Laura, and Lindsay Field; sister of the late Harry Simon, Sam Simon, William (the late Esther) Simon, Abe (the late Ann) Simon, Sam (the late Eva) Simon, Mary Rose Simon and Pearl (the late Mike) LeBoyer. Memorials to the CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago 60645. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

FLEISHMAN, JUNE 
Wife of the late Stan; mother of Ande (the late Michael) Kubis, Beth Fleishman, Cindy Fleishman (David) Carson and Tracee Hirsch; grandmother of Jason, Kelly, Hannah, Daniel, Rachel and Madeline; sister of Bonnie (Howard) Oleff and the late Sandra (Bill) Kayre. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

GABINER, SEYMOUR 
Age 87. Husband of Edith (nee LISS); son of the late Jack and Flora Gabiner; brother of the late Fred Gabiner; father of Janice (Jeffrey) Smith, Marla (Charles) Alexander, Layne (Carol) and Jared (Karen); grandfather to Laura (Ian) Cohen, Suzanne (Marc) Pinsky, Jessica (Jeremy) Anderson and Adam Alexander and great-grandpa to Evan and Bria Cohen; brother-in-law to Harvey (Ellen) Liss and the late Frances and Arman Mandell; uncle to many. Lloyd Mandel Levayah Funerals. 

 

GARFIN, THELMA 

(nee SILVERSTEIN). Age 87. Wife of the late Dr. Frank Garfin; mother of Donald Nathan and Frank (Sandra) Nathan; grandmother of Lauren (Armin) Dandari, Alisa, Suzanne, Ivan and Ally Nathan; great-grandmother of Arie and Isaac Dandari; sister of Saramina (the late Bud) Berman, Sheila (the late Matthew) Intner and the late Mitchell Silverstein; fond aunt of many. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

GARTENBERG, MELVIN 

Age 95. Husband of the late Sandy (nee BLOOM); father of Wendy (David) Loeb and Alan (Ellen) Gartenberg; grandpa of Bobby, Brad and Jordan Loeb, Brittany and Melissa Gartenberg; brother of the late Robert and late Lt. Arthur Gartenberg. Memorials to Little City Foundation, 1760 W. Algonquin, Palatine 60067. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

 

GASSEL, STEVEN 

Age 58. Beloved son of Seymour and Rose; brother of Alan (Wendy) and Larry (Betty); uncle of Elisa and Haley; nephew and cousin of many. Memorials to National Alliance on Mental Illness. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

GOLDBERG, HARRIET “PEGGY” 

Age 90. Wife of the late William J.; mother of John (Catharine) Goldberg and Jody (Michael) Goldman; grandmother of Dori Goldman, Heidi McColough and Rachel Goldberg; great-grandmother of Zoey McColough; sister of Herbert (Lee) Davidson. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Suite 400, Evanston 60201 or the Aids Foundation of Chicago, 200 W. Jackson, Suite 2200, Chicago 60606. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

GORMAN, BELLE 

(nee RATNER). Age 97. Wife of the late Seymour; mother of Sharon (Kenneth) Kimmelman and Steven (Bobbi) Gorman; grandmother of Barbara and Stacey Kimmelman and Sara and David Gorman; sister of the late Bernie, Harry and Al Ratner and Jean Krulewich and sister-in-law of Libby (Jerry) Rosenholtz, Rose Slater and the late Lorraine (Morry) Finesilver; aunt, cousin and friend of many. Memorials to Everlasting Life Outreach, 7542 Fairfax, Tamarac, FL 33321. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.  

 

GROSS, HARVEY M. 

Son of the late Pauline and Gerald; brother of Lawrence (Ellen) Gross, and the late Alan Gross; uncle of Jeremy, Marcia, and Heather Gross, Melinda and Craig Smith; cousin of Ronald (Phyllis) and Ken (Carol) West, Janet (Ed) Aaronson; friend of many, including Robin (Leonard) Soffer and their children Michael, Andrew, and Leah. Memorials to West Suburban Temple Har Zion, Chicagoland Jewish High School, 1095 Lake Cook, Deerfield 60015. Chesed v’Emet. 

 

HESSEL, PAUL A. 

Husband of Wendy (nee PENNINGTON); father of Clay (Lisa) Hessel and Brooke (Kier) Cline; grandfather of Avery, Evan, Dylan and Riley; brother-in-law of Judith (Lloyd) Scalyer; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Memorials to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans, STE 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

HOCHMAN FEIGER, DEBRA 

Age 50. Wife of Jordan Feiger; mother of Joshua, Daniel, Jillian, and Devyn; daughter of Lawrence and Carole Hochman and daughter-in-law of Carole and the late Alfred Feiger; eldest sister of Leslie Hochman (Brian) Cohen, Alan (Cyndi) Hochman and Michael (Connie) Hochman; sister-in-law of Lynn Feiger (Leo) Wiznitzer, Mitchell (Cathy) Feiger and Joel (Randi) Feiger; aunt of Samantha, Matthew, Ryan, Eddie, Will, Kayla, Alex, Jason, Nicole, Lisa, Brian, Dena, Bradley, David, Melissa, Jeremy and Jake. Memorials to Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, designated to the Debra Hochman Feiger Excellence in Education Memorial Fund, 4600 Main, Skokie 60076. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

HOFFMAN, GWEN 

(nee ZOLLO). Age 84. Wife of the late John; mother of Alana “Lonni” (Scott) Glickson, Edward (Whitney) Hoffman, and Gayle (Ernie) Olsen; grandmother of Lauren (Matt) Grossberg, Jordan Glickson (fiancée Denise Zadroga), Rachel, Dana and Rebecca Hoffman and Cameron Olsen; great-grandmother of Noah, Zachary and Ethan Grossberg; sister of  the late Zaneta Franklin Gorelick; daughter of the late Julius and Sylvia Zollo; second mother to her nieces and nephews and friend to many. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

JACOVER, DAVID L. 

Age 92. Husband of Beverly (nee FUNK); father of Jerold “Jerry” (Judi) Jacover, Renee Brody and Mitchell Jacover; grandfather of Aric (Fiancé Amanda Barnett) Jacover, Evan (Shama) Jacover, Brian Jacover, Joshua Brody, Alison (Ben Harbert) Brody, Ian Jacover, Elena (Fiancé Tony Windsor) Jacover and Hana Jacover; great-grandfather of Eli Harbert; brother of Binnie (Sydney) Choslovsky and the late George (the late Sandra) Jacover. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

JOLLY, RONNEL E. 

(nee GOLDFEDDER). Daughter of the late Bertha and Sidney Goldfedder; sister of Barry (Valerie) Goldfedder; aunt of Sari and Andrew. Memorials to Midwest Palliative & Hospice Care Center, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

KATZ, WILLIAM B. 

Age 94. Husband of the late Ruth Metzger Katz; father of Ellen Katz (Dave) Block, Stanley Katz, and Tania Lebelson Pinto of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; grandfather of Joshua (Allison) Mora, Aaron (Nicole) Block, Benji Block and Emily Block; great-grandfather of Charlotte Mora, Julianne Mora and Brody Mora. Memorials to the Ruthie and Bill Katz Archives Fund, North Shore Congregation Israel, 1185 Sheridan, Glencoe. Piser Funeral Services. 

 

KELLER, PETER J. 

Son of the late Otto and Melva (nee HART); brother of David (Leah); uncle of Maggie, Grace and Emily. Memorials to Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park, Chicago 60615. Piser Funeral Services. 

 

KRAMER, JEREMY 

Age 37. Son of the late Donna Lee Kramer; brother of Michael Zlotnik and Jorie (Dan) Lombard; uncle of Anneliese; cousin of Aryn (Ted), Maris, Seth (Jen), Josh, Nathan, Gabrielle, and Sammy. Memorials to American Cancer Society. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

LERNER, MIRIAM 

Mother of Esther (Richard) Triffler, David (Helene) Lerner; grandmother of Karen (Brad), Michael, Sandra (Sasha), Laura, Tamar and the late Jason. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

LEVY, ETHEL 

(nee MALKOFF). Wife of Irving Levy; mother of Gale (Steve) Cook, Barbara (Bernard) Weiss and Roberta (Larry) Alexander; grandmother of Robert (Kim) Weiss, Nadine Jens (Paul), Susan (Toby) Cortelyou, Louis (Jennifer) Jens, Sara (Jason) Roe, Elizabeth (Matt) Van Blargan, Lisa Alexander and James and Brian Cook; great-grandmother of five. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Weinstein Funeral Home. 

 

LIEBERMAN, NATALIE HARRIET 

(nee RAYMAN). Wife of the late Howard Leslie Lieberman, M. D.; mother of Jack Lieberman, James (Dorian Polson) Lieberman and Julie (Greg) Oslan; grandmother of Benjamin, Marley, Jesse, Rosamond and Lara Lieberman and Jacqueline and Leslie Oslan. Memorials to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces 29 E. Madison, Chicago 60602. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

LIPMAN, JOY 

(nee EISENBERG). Age 88. Wife of the late Norman; mother of Marc (Claudia) Lipman, Mayer (Pat) Lipman, Sarah Lipman (Martin Aiken) and the late Harvey Lipman; mother-in-law of Camellia Lipman; grandmother of 7, great-grandmother of 3. Memorials to Lincoln Park Zoo, 2200 N. Cannon, Chicago 60614. Piser Funeral Services. 

 

LOEB, SHIRLEY K. 

Wife of the late Henry; sister-in-law of Pierre Loeb; aunt of Patrick and Alain (Martine) Loeb; cousin of Allan (Louise) Kaufman, Sharyn (Dennis) Maas and Fran (Jay) Goldenberg. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

MANN, LESLIE "BUTCH" 

Age 69. Husband of Rochelle (nee SPERLING); son of the late Edward and Frieda Mann; son-in-law to the late Frances and Howard Sperling; father of Roberta Mann Skolmar (significant friend of Gary Leff) and Kenneth (Debbie) Mann; grandpa to Briana, Jordan, Emily and Payton; brother to, Jordan (Janet) Mann, Barbara (the late Paul) Levy and the late Ernie and Sue Mann; brother in-law to the late Bette Murry and the late Al Sperling; admired Uncle to David (Kelly) Murry, Deborah Murry (Yuri Gevorgian), Donna Calvert and the late Denise Murry; many special cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorials to American Cancer Society, 820 Davis, Suite 400, Evanston 60201 or Respiratory Health Association of Metro Chicago, 1440 W. Washington, Chicago 60607. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.  

 

MASON, DR. JACK 

Husband of the late Helen Rivian Mason (nee MITTLEMAN); father of Dr. Albert (Dr. Joan Carter) Mason, Karen (the late Arnold) Rosenbluh, Dr. Ellen (Henry Cejtin) Mason and Dr. Judith (Phillip Restle) Mason; grandfather of Joshua Rosenbluh, Jeffrey Mason, David and Hannah Restle; friend of Steve Moses. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Congregation Ezras Israel. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

MEYER WEISSBURG, ROBIN 

Age 46. Wife of Martin Weissburg; daughter of Sandra and Bernard Meyer (of Chicago), mother of Harper, Emma, and Kelsey, brother Hartley Meyer (of Chicago), and her many friends. Memorials to Temple Emanuel of Greensboro, North Carolina. 

 

MILLER, SKYE 

Age 20. Daughter of Hope and Jess Miller; sister of Dakota, Kayce, Baye and Andrew; grand-daughter of Adrienne and the late Brad Baerson, Gwendolyn and Marshall Miller; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Memorials to Chai Lifeline, 6600 N. Lincoln, Lincolnwood 60712 or Chicagoland Jewish High School, 1095 Lake Cook, Deerfield 60015. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

MOSS, BARBARA J. 

(nee LIEBERMAN). Wife of Henry S. Moss; mother of Philip B. (daughter Susan), Lawrence J. (Lauren Class Schneider) and David C. (Carole Van Wieck) Moss; grandmother of Ben (Rachael), Danny, Elena (Nathan Weber) and Adele Moss; sister of Gloria (the late Morty) Silverman and the late Judy (the late Jerry) Rothstein. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Congregation BJBE Library Fund. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

NOPARSTAK, HOWARD M. 

Age 64. Husband of Debbie (nee Hirsch); father of Leah, Aren Biarnesen, Brian and Jeff; grandpa of Hannah and Gabrielle; brother of Alan (Bette) and Barbara (Duane Bay); brother-in-law of Davi (Al Klein) Hirsch; uncle, cousin and friend of many. Memorials to The Ark, 6450 N. California, Chicago 60645; CJE SeniorLife, 3003 W. Touhy, Chicago 60645, Jewish Child & Family Services or Jewish Vocational Service, 216 W. Jackson, Chicago 60606. The Goldman Funeral. 

 

ORLOV, HERBERT 

Age 82. Husband of Joan (nee KAPLAN) and the late Betty (nee GLICK); father of Lee (Randi) Orlov and Jack Orlov (Lisa Bauer); grandfather of Barry, Mollie, Annie, Blake, Brandon and Brett; brother of the late May Helen Harris; uncle of Adrienne Harris and Donna (Dan) Harrison. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago 60631. Piser Funeral Services. 

 

ORNER, LORRAINE 

(nee SPINNER). Age 95. Wife of the late Seymour Orner; mother of Ronald (Mitzi) Orner and the late Jacqueline Putterman; grandmother of Eric, Peter, Rebecca, William Orner and Jill Putterman; great-grandmother of Max, Nina and Phoebe. Piser Funeral Services. 

 

PARDO, HELEN 

(nee SANDOVAL). Wife of Louis Pardo; mother of Donna (Harvey) Rosenberg and David Pardo; grandmother of Jamie (Curtis) Taylor and Andrew Rosenberg; great-grandmother of Destiny and Amir; sister of Ben (Frances) Sandoval, Carmin (Ralph) Arilono, Alice (the late Ed) Baer and the late Josephine (the late George) Arias. Memorials to Sephardic Congregation or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

PODOLSKY, LESTER H.  

Husband of Charlene; father of Robin (Jim) Straus, Patti (Rick) Miller, Jill (Doug) Bullock and Peter (Melina) Podolsky; step-father of Lori Kleiman (Andy Korn) and Debbie (John) Hickey; grandfather of fifteen-Joe (fiance, Allison Aron) and Dan Straus, Sarah, Andy and Julie Miller, Justin and Corey Bullock, Jordan and Dylan Podolsky, Marjorie and Adam Korn, Libby Snow, Erin, Troy and Courtney Hickey; brother of Marcia (Dr. Marvin) Cooper; preceded in death by his wife Judith Berry Podolsky. Memorials to Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, 251 E Huron, Galter 3-200, Chicago 60611 or Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter, 2050 Claire, Glenview 60025. Weinstein Funeral Homes.  

 

PRAGER, SHIRLEY 

(nee PUTTERMAN). Age 87. Wife of the late Robert; mother of Sharon (Glenn) Yanow, Mark and Dr. Jordan (Anne) Prager; "nana" of Laurel (Luke) Sacks, Alissa, Benjamin, Joseph, Matthew, William and David Prager; sister of Evelyn (Arthur) Salk, Lila (Mike) Spigelman and the late Selma (Jerry) Schaffner; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Memorials to JUF. Weinstein Funeral Home. 

 

RADIN FISHMAN, GERTRUDE 

(nee BERK). Age 96. Wife of the late David Radin and David Fishman; mother of Phyllis Shaw, Ian Radin, Karen (Jerome) Berger and Robert (Shelly) Radin; "Mom" of Mimi, Renee, Susan, David, David and Heather; great-grandmother; sister of Dorothy Etzkin and the late Herman and Soph. Memorials to Weizmann Institute of Science. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

RICH, JOEL 

Age 70. Husband of Madeline (nee FLEISCHER) and former husband of Nancy Henderson; son of the late Saul and Pauline Rich; brother of Francine Sporn; uncle of Andrew (Allison) Sporn; nephew of Elsie Risch; cousin of Joseph (Judy) Edwards, Charles (Carol) Edwards, Wilma Travis, Joel (Richard) Risch, Charles (Fran) Morfopoulos, Ina (Michael) Silverstein and Fran Schonwit; extended family, Francis and Esther Idachaba, their children and grandchildren and many adoring godchildren, colleagues and friends. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

ROSENBLIT, GEORGE 

Husband of the late Marsha; father of Hal Rosenblit, Joel (Laura Dawson) Rosenblit and Judith (Russ) Reineck; grandfather of Maura and Jessica Rosenblit and Nate Reineck. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Congregation Solel or Tenth District Democrats at P.O. Box 523, Deerfield 60015 or The Highland Park Community Foundation (Marsha Rosenblit Memorial Fund on the memo line), P.O. Box 398, Highland Park 60035. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

ROSENTHAL, JAMES ALAN 

Age 84. Preceded in death by his wife Jerene “Jerry” Gerstein Rosenthal, his parents, William and Olga Rosenthal, and his daughter-in-law, Patty Flynn Rosenthal; father of Cathy (Dr. Jeffrey) Fireman, David (Dr. Susan Mahler) Rosenthal of Adams; grandfather of Noah and Lexi Fireman, and Sharon, Douglas, Benjamin, and Isabel Rosenthal; brother and brother-in-law to Janet and Richard Rosenberg, and Helene and Robert Gerstein, and uncle and cousin to many; companion of Elaine Ritz Schayer. Memorials to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan, Suite 1210, Chicago. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

SACHS, SIDELL 

Age 89. Wife of the late Burton; mother of Mark (Sherri), Susan (the late Claude) Sachs-Lorieux and Lisa (Paul) Stern; grandmother of Stephen (Mary Jane) Sachs, Kevin Sachs, Mara Stern and Noah Stern and great-grandmother of Amber, Rachel and Dillon and great-great-grandmother of Ethan; sister-in-law of Paula Polin and Betty Sachs. Memorials to Odyssey VistaCare Hospice Foundation, 85 W. Algonquin, Arlington Heights. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

SANDLER, MILDRED "MILLIE" 

(nee CHOKLER). Age 92. Wife of the late Sam Sandler; mother of Elaine (Stephen) Aprill and Beverly (Alan) Friedman; grandma of Felisa (Darrell Allen) Aprill, Mark Aprill, Hilary (Tim) Gudgel, Sandi Borok and Aron (Lisa) Borok; great-grandmother of Simon and Elliot Gudgel, Leo and Olivia Borok; sister of the late Lillian Ruda, Ida Weintraub and Ben Chokler; sister-in-law of Bernice Edelstein; companion of Leo Wallack and best friend of Alice Kalver. Memorials to Les Turner ALS Foundation, 5550 W. Touhy, Ste 302, Skokie 60077. The Goldman Funeral Group. 

 

SCHWARTZ, MAURY L. 

Age 83. Husband of Shirley (nee GOLD); father of Naomi Schwartz, Deborah (Michael) Pogel, Judy (Reid) Oberer and David (Ruth Ellis) Schwartz; grandfather of Avi, Daniel, Hannah, Rachel and Noah; uncle and friend to many. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.  

 

SHAFTAL, OFELIA 

(nee ROCHWERG). Wife of Bernardo; mother of Max (Melany) Shaftal, Jennifer (Charles) Sulkin and the late Jerry Shaftal; grandmother of Alex and Zachary Shaftal and Batya, Esther Leah, Chaya Miriam, Yael, Aviva and Yeshaya Yisroel Sulkin; sister of Clara (the late Esau) Nathan; sister-in-law of Isaac (Leya) Zelcer; many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorials to Congregation Kesser Maariv, 4341 W. Golf, Skokie. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

SHAPIRO, RICHARD 

Age 62. Father of Marc (Monica) and Eric (fiancee Angie); brother of Nat (Peggy) and Sherri (Stuart) Bailin; uncle of Jeffrey Bailin; son of the late Mike and Emma Shapiro. Memorials to Children's Memorial Hospital F, 2300 Children's Plaza, Box # 4, Chicago 60614. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

SHEPARD, IRVING M. 

Age 89. Husband of Edna (nee FRAERMAN); father of Barbara Shepard, Ellyn Shepard & Stacy (Gene) Cohen; cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Jay) Juarez, Michael (Karla) Giese, Brian Cohen & Mitchell Cohen; great-grandfather of Kaela, Halie & Jesse Juarez and Amelia, Luke & Eric Giese; brother-in-law of Dr. Sam (Susan) Fraerman; brother of the late Sylvia Shapiro; son of the late Nathan and Rae Shapiro. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

SIEGEL, GILBERT 

Age 80. Husband of the late Evelle (nee SHKOLNIK); father of Ken (Dawn) and Karen (Jordan) Furlett; papa of Jordan, Zack, Kaylee and Mackenzie; brother of the late Leonard and Eleanor Pechter; son-in-law of Bess and the late Samuel Shkolnik; special brother-in-law of Dolores and the late Selwyn Shkolnik. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials National Brain Tumor Society, East Coast Office, 124 Watertown St., Ste. 2D, Watertown MA, 02472. 

 

SKOBEL, JOHN I. 

Age 91. Husband of Dolores "Dolly" (nee KIRSCHNER), father of Kathy and Richard (Debby); "Johnny Gramps" of Dara and Austin; brother of the late Lola Hoffman, Roe Nelson, Zelda Kahn and Paul Skobel. Memorials to Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter, North Shore Senior Center or Am Yisrael. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

SOLOMON, ROSE 

Age 102. Wife of the late Samuel; mother of Francine (the late Shelly) Wolff and June Eiden; grandmother of Robert Mikell, Marci (Larry) Greenspon, Jim (Michelle) Eiden; GG to Taylor and Eric Greenspon and Zachary and Julia Eiden. Memorials to The American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle, Chicago 60604. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

STEIN, MARTIN R. 

Husband of Harriet (nee WAX); father of Dr. Andrea J. Stein and Beth (David) Kurlander; grandfather of Jacob, Eli and William; brother of Marilyn Smith and Jack (Sheila) Stein. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Hospice of Palm Beach County Foundation, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407, or the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, 1111 Stewart, Bethpage, NY 11714. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

STERN, BURTON L. 

Age 85. Husband of Claire (nee LUGASSY); father of Michael Stern, Dr. Sheldon Stern (Rabbi Marla Hornsten), Rachel (Marc) Bruell and Judy (Jay) Nachowitz; grandpa of Danielle, Erica, Lilly, Jessica, Jordan, Michael Jacques, Elliott, Alyssa, Benji and Danny; devoted son of the late Emil and Rebecca Stern; brother of  Marshall (Betty) Stern and Alice (Larry) Sholler; uncle, cousin and friend of many. Memorials to Congregation Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters, Northbrook 60062 or North Suburban YMCA, 2705 Techny, Northbrook 60062. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

STOCK, MICHAEL W. 

Father of David Stock. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

SWIRSKY, ELEANOR 

(nee GOLDMAN). Wife of the late Abel; mother of Michael, Mark (the late Janet),and Howard Swirsky; grandmother of Laura and Erica Swirsky; daughter of the late Benjamin and Ida Goldman; sister the late Victor (the late Lenore) Goldman. Silver Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Misericordia Heart of Mercy Center, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago 60660. Lloyd Mandel’s Mitzvah Memorial Funerals. 

 

TANNENBAUM, FRANK S. 

Age 93. Husband of the late Agusta (nee PINSKY) and the late Zelda (nee ALLSWANG); father of Mark (Andrea) Tannenbaum and the late Nancy (Nathan) Serlin; grandfather of Michael (Atara) Serlin, Ranan, Eitan and Miri Tannenbaum; great-grandfather of Noam; brother of Max (the late Jean) Tannenbaum, the late Jerry (the late Madeline) Tannenbaum, Harold (the late Gertrude Gene) Tannenbaum and Evelyn Tannenbaum. Memorials to Religious Zionist of Chicago, 3740 W. Dempster, Skokie 60076. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

             

TRILLING, DONALD MARK  

Husband of Rochelle “Shelly” (nee STEIN); son of Sara and the late Harold; father of Gregg (Loree) Trilling, Jan Cohen and the late Marcie Trilling; grandfather of Jamie and Sari Cohen, Alayna and Claire Trilling; brother of the late Rosanne (Michael) Santuccci. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.  

 

TURBOV, IRWIN 

Age 84. Husband of Shirley; father of Merle (Mark) and Paula (Ray); grandfather of Deborah (Chris), David, Danny (Karla), Diana (James), and Gabriel; great-grandfather of Anthony, Molly, Daniel, and Alex. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

URBANOWSKI, SHERRI 

(nee LEFF). Age 49. Mother of Scott Urbanowski; daughter of Lois and Phillip Lapine: sister of the late Michael (Judie) Leff; niece of Helene and Miles Beermann; aunt, cousin and friend. Memorials to The Leukemia Research Foundation, 3520 Lake, Suite 202, Wilmette. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

VENUS, ADELL 

(nee LIFSCHUTZ). Wife of Cobert Venus; mother of Drew (Julie) Venus and Lisa (Richard) Berman; grandmother of Scott and Daniel Venus, Michael Berman Memorials to PANCAN, 21500 Rosecrans Ave., STE 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 11 S. La Salle, STE 1800, Chicago,  60603. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

VOLK, RONA 

(nee BUZIL). Daughter of the late Raymond and Elsie Buzil; mother of Luke; sister of Steve (Wendy) Buzil and Bruce (Jamie) Buzil; and aunt of Brad, Garett, Max, and Olivia. Memorials to care for Luke. Kindly make check payable to Luke Schroeder, Mail to:Harris Bank, attn: Jason Pines. 333 Park, Glencoe 60022-1599. Weinstein Funeral Home. 

 

WAX, DAVID H. 

Age 50. Husband of Shelley (nee HAMER). Father of Benjy, Adam and Jessie; son of Lynn and William Wax; brother of Alan (Lisa) Wax and Lisa (Allan) Cohn; son-in-law of Joanne and the late Martin Hamer; uncle and friend of many. Memorials to Cong. BJBE Capital Campaign. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

 

WEINER, STUART S. 

Age 63. Husband of Janice (nee ALTMAN); father of Melissa (Jason) Allen, Jennifer (Steven) Gotkin and Susan (Justin) Newman; Papa of Charles Alexander Gotkin; brother of Fred (Roberta) Weiner and brother-in-law of Sheldon (Gela) Altman; uncle, cousin and friend to many. Memorials to MADD, 1430 Branding, Suite 151, Downers Grove 60515 or to Congregation Beth Judea, 83 & Hilltop, Long Grove 60047.  

 

WEISS, CLARA 

(nee GOLCZMAN and MOLNAR). Age 96. Wife of the late Samuel Weiss; mother of the late Jerry Weiss; mother-in-law of Naomi Weiss; grandmother of Lenore Weiss (Daniel) Baigelman and Martin (Elizabeth) Weiss; great-grandmother of Samantha, Joshua and Jasmine. Memorials to The Jerry Weiss Memorial Scholarship Foundation c/o University of Illinois College of Business. Weinstein Funeral Home, 111 Skokie, Wilmette 60091. 

 

WINSTON, EMANUEL A. 

Age 78. Husband of Gail (nee SLOAN); father of Rabbi Adam (Tsapora) Winston, Lilach (Dr. Darren) Taichman and Daniel (Mindy Sarah) Winston; grandfather of Binyamin, Devorah, Shayna, Shifra, Bracha, Shimon; Elya, Mira, Becca; Navah, Elisha, Emunah, Elazar, Simcha, Ahuva, Eliyahu and Yosef; brother of Annette (Bob) Lapine and the late Herman (Hester) Weinstein; brother-in-law of Suzi (Chuck) Bramson-Brooks; uncle and cousin of many. Memorials to The Central Fund for Israel, C/O H. Reingold, 421 Hillside, Highland Park 60035. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

WOLNAK, BERNARD PH.D. 

Age 92. Husband of Francis (nee KNOBLAUCH). Father of Eve (Ronald) Bremen and Laurie (Craig) Steadman; grandfather of John (Lara Frohlich) Bremen, Scott (Wendy) Bremen, Ross (Danielle Lemack) Bremen, Emily Steadman, and Brendan Steadman; great-grandfather to Jackson, Cole, William, Noa Paige, Asher, Mason, and Nathaniel; brother of Lillian (the late Harvey) Sherman and George (Edith) Wolnak; uncle, cousin, mentor, colleague, and friend to many. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home. 

 

YOUNG, DR. LEONARD 

Father of Robin Sanders, Karen (Jeff) Kray, Lauren (Steve) Siwinski, David (Nicole) Young and Elizabeth Young; grandfather of Sammie, Dannie, Lainie, Sydney, Charles, Francesca and Andrew; brother of Sheila (Lenny) Savitt; many nieces and nephews. Memorials to American Friends of Magen David Adom, 352 7th Ave., Suite 400, New York, NY 10001. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

ZALTZMAN, EVELYN 

(nee CHERMAN). Age 85. Wife of the late Arthur; mother of Howard Zaltzman, Laurie (Sandy) Kessler, Robin (Chuck) Malk and Wendy (Steve) Weinstein; grandmother of Kimmy (Seth) Mindel, David (Amy) Malk, Kelly (Adam) Glauberman, Ryan Kessler, Robby (Jorie) Malk, Abby(Kurt) Weinstein, Jeffrey (Erin) Malk, Jamie (James) Weinstein, Kirby Malk and Alex Weinstein; great-grandmother of Avery and Reece Mindel, Drew and Blake Malk and Jackson and Makenzie Malk. Golden Circle Member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Rebecca’s Dream c/o 130 N. Garland, Suite 2511, Chicago 60602 or C.UR.E.D., P.O. Box 32, Lincolnshire 60069. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

 

ZAROV, JACK 

Age 87. Husband of Sari; father of Herb (Alice White), Ira (Darcy Norville), Marsha (Stuart Dymzarov), and Jonathan; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Weinstein Funeral Home. 

Posted: 7/5/2011 6:08:51 PM
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