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BROOKSTONE, MARGARET NEWMAN

(nee Zawadzki), 96. Beloved wife of the late Ben Newman and the late Louis Brookstone. Loving mother of Marsha and Harvey (Christine) Newman. Adored grandma of Michael. Silverman-Weiss Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.  

FREEDBERG, YVETTE

(nee Mided). Loving mother of Gregg (Cheryl) and Bruce Freedberg. Proud grandmother of Lindsey and Sean Freedberg; Jacob, Joshua and Micah Parsons. Cherished great-grandmother of Aiden, Trevor, Tiffany, Leonitis, Maximus and Julia. Memorials to Congregation Bene Shalom. Shalom Memorial Park. Chicago Jewish Funerals.   

HIRSCH, ROBERT A.

Beloved husband of Jan (nee Matz) and the late Margot (nee Tick). Loving father of Gail (William) Hirsch Neiman and Alan (Sue) Tick Hirsch, M.D., Jennifer (Anthony) Bowker, Mary (Donald) Rosenstein and Elizabeth (Daniel) Weil. Cherished grandfather o... [Read More]

JACOBSON, HAROLD D.

70. Cherished husband and dearest life-long friend of the late Linda Sprechman (nee Oppman). Adored and devoted father of Scott (Julie) and Lisa Jacobson. Loving friend and step-father of Sandi R. (Darrin) Sprechman Newman, and Marni E. (Brian) Sprec... [Read More]

BRACHMEN, LESTER

92. Beloved husband of the late Vera (nee Ritter). Cherished father of Allan (the late Jolie) and Mark (Andreatte) Brachman; and Karen (Brian) Regan. Devoted Zadie of Jody and Edward Brachman; Amy (Jason) Forrest, Matthew (Abby) Regan, Zachary (Erin)... [Read More]

GANS, DAVID

Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Horwitz). Devoted father of Barry (Delsa) Gans, Ilene Wilson, Howard Gans, Gregory (Julie) and Steven (Lisa) Kritz. Proud grandfather of Nika, Fayth, Dantrell, Jordan, Amanda, Jenifer, Jana, Hilary, Evan, Isabel, and Jos... [Read More]

KRIPKE, SIDNEY S. MD

82. Beloved husband of Eva (nee Kadden). Loving father of Susan (Jeff) Byers, David (Felicia) and Dan Kripke. Proud grandfather of Alex, Amy, Morgan and Erin. United Hebrew Cemetery, Oregon, OH. Memorials to Lewy Body Dementia Assn., Lilburn, GA or to Mazon, Los Angeles, CA. Chicago Jewish Funerals.  

MASTERS, BENITA E.

(nee Egel). Devoted mother of Steven (Beulah) and Douglas (Jane). Proud grandmother of Julia, Ari, Adam and Charlie. Dear brother of Dr. Robert (Eva) Egel. Beloved aunt of Marty (Laura), Brad (Jody) and Sue (Tom). Memorials to CurePSP, Timonium, MD 21093 or to Temple Beth. Shalom Memorial Park. Chicago Jewish Funerals. 

MILLER, BERNARD ‘BERNIE’

88. Beloved husband and best friend of Harriett (nee Winograd). Loving father of Dr. Richard (Dr. Karen), Susan Peters, Martin (Dr. Scott) and the late Arnold. Adored Grandpa Bernie of Brian, Jessica, Jared, Alana and Ava. Memorials to Beth Tikvah Co... [Read More]

MILLER, ELAINE J.

(nee Patrick), 81. Devoted daughter of the late Meyer and Dorothy Patrick. Beloved mother of Dr. Stuart (Stacy) and Dr. Glenn (Kathy Mottarella) Miller; and Linda (Dr. David) Greenberg. Proud and loving grandmother of Samantha, David and Bailey; Magg... [Read More]

SURITZ, PEARL

(nee Buxbaum), 93. Beloved wife of the late Jack Levitan, the late Hyman Suritz and loving fiancé of the late Dr. Alfred Mark. Loving mother of Charles (Annette) Suritz. Proud grandmother of Jason Suritz and Natalie (Ross) Sayre. Cherished great-gran... [Read More]

SOLYOM, ROCHELLE

Wife of Steven. Mother of Mira (Ed) Gibis and Oded Shoham. Grandmother of Amit, Karen, Gal, Amir, Raz, and Guy. Great-grandmother of Ethan, Gabriella, Noam, Shahar, and Omer. Shalom Memorial Park. Memorials to The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educat... [Read More]

STEINBERG, LORITA 'LOLLY'

(nee Kronenberg), 88. Beloved wife of the late George. Loving mother of Marshall and Darrell (Mari-Ellen). Adored Grandma Lolly of Scott, Lance, Matthew (Rachel), Richard (Rebecca) and Kevin (Hillary). Proud great-grandmother of Jonathan, Elijah, Tal... [Read More]

BROOK, DOROTHY

(nee Seratan). Beloved wife of the late Curtis. Loving mother of Debbie (David) Robins, Doug (Karen) and the late Roger. Adored Nana of Mark (Meredith), Michelle, Lisa (fiancé J.T.), Justin and Michael. Proud great-grandmother of Noah and Harper. Dea... [Read More]

CHANEN, GREGORY M.

56. Deeply loved son of Doralu and Franklin. Beloved brother of Bruce and Stuart. Dear brother-in-law of Julie Fenton. Proud uncle of Sydney, Alexander, Emma and Elliot. Memorials to The Gregory M. Chanen Memorial Fund at Rehabilitation Institute of ... [Read More]

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