Obituaries

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ADELMAN, RICHARD ‘RICK’

75. Beloved son of the late Irving and Helene Adelman. Waldheim Jewish. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:30:25 AM

COHEN, DR. LOUIS

Loving husband of the late Emili (nee Chappie). Cherished father of Curtis (Minerva) Cohen, Ruth (Kenneth) Kubicek and Fredric Cohen (Amy). Proud grandfather of Naomi (Bill) Cody, Jennifer (Dr. James) Brown; Emili and Pierre (Karla) Cohen; Rachel Kubicek; and Dr. Sonia, Jonathan (Tara) and Olivia Cohen. Treasured great-grandfather of Jacob and David Max Brown; Madeleine, Charlotte and Chloe Cody; and Elliette Cohen. Dear brother of the late Myrtle (the late Irving) Robins, Alvin (the late Hellene) and Samuel (the late Sally) Cohen; and Bernice (the late Leonard) Canel. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the University of Chicago Medicine, Dr. Louis Cohen Memorial-Dr. Louis Cohen & Family Medical Student Loan Fund. Menorah Gardens Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:29:35 AM

COLE, LAURENCE ‘LARRY’

83. Beloved husband of Mimi, (nee Levine). Devoted father of Steve (Marci) and Denise. Cherished grandfather of Allison (Adam) Stefko and Becca (Andy) Zielinski. Loving great-grandfather of Addison Stefko. Dear brother of Ronald (Barbara) Cole and his late twin, Marsha (Robert) Goldie. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Lakeshore Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:27:19 AM

GERSHON, WILLIAM ‘BILL’ IRA

83. Beloved husband and best friend of Matilda (nee May). Dear brother of Stuart (Alice) Gershon and Norma (Mack) Leff. New Light Cemetery. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:26:36 AM

GOLDSTEIN, HOWARD DARYL

69. Beloved husband of Maria Ines. Loving father of Rosa (Erik) Benusa. Dear brother of Charles (Nancy) and Allen Goldstein; Ilene (Barry) Goldberg and the late Rhonda (Richard) Eule. Memorials to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra or to the Joffrey Ballet or to the Chicago Lyric Opera or to the UIC School of Theatre and Music Scholarships. Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:25:46 AM

GORDON, CERA FRIEDMAN

(nee Skadron), 102. Loving wife of the late Morris Friedman and Leonard Gordon. Cherished mother of Marshall (Pam) Friedman, Lois (the late Alvin) Stiglitz; and Daniel (Linda) and Michael (Joan) Friedman. Adored grandmother of Robert and Susan Friedman (Brian); Mike (Meg) Drucker, Hilary (Frank) Atwood, Grant (Jill) Goodman, Andrea Chynoweth, Marc Stiglitz, Katie (Andy) Solomon; Kevin (Le), Jonathan (Tracy) and Andrew (Christie) Friedman. Treasured great-grandmother of 21. Dear friend of Hugo Herzog.   Memorials to Temple Israel. Temple Israel Cemetery, Lafayette Indiana. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:24:59 AM

HOLZMAN, PAUL

75. Loving father of Lloyd (Sabina) and Judd (Lindsay) Holzman; and Carlie (David) Brandt. Proud grandpa of Sarah, Nora, Alyse, Chase and Jaxson. Dear brother of Ira (Ronna). Memorials to the American Heart Association. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:24:14 AM

KLEINBERG, MICHAEL J.

45. Beloved son of Betty and Robert. Loving brother of Jonathan (Laurie). Devoted uncle of Jacob and Emma. Treasured nephew of Susan (the late Bernard) Berlowitz and the late Richard (Andi) Kleinberg. Adored cousin of Brian and Jeffrey (Megan). Loving fiancée of Laura Malone. Memorials to the American Heart Association. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:23:33 AM

LIEBERFELD, SAM

95. Beloved husband of the late Jean. Loving father of Morry Lieberfeld, Bobbie (Darrel) Kallembach and Lynne (Tony) Stornello. Cherished grandfather of Caryn (Dr. Marc) Scheer, Brian (Becky) Lieberfeld; Brandon and Rachel Kallembach; and Jack and Elise Stornello. Adored great-grandfather of Cadee, Alex, Matthew, Sofia, Lane and Vanessa. Treasured son of the late Basche and Moshe. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center or to the Jewish United Fund, www.juf.org. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:22:43 AM

MCCOSKEY, ROBIN

(nee Tepper), 59. Beloved mother of Sarah and Joshua (Samantha). Loving daughter of Samuel and Grace Tepper. Dear sister of Mark (Carrie) and David (Lori) Tepper. Shalom Memorial Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:21:59 AM

MIRVIS, LEONARD JACK

93. Beloved husband of Roberta I. (nee Zimbler). Loving father of Belinda (Kent) Steffens. Dear grandfather of Krystle (Cody) Loomis. Cherished great-grandfather. Adored brother of the late Malka (David) Waugh. Loving uncle of Rachel Winston and the late Steven Waugh. Memorials to D.E.L.T.A. Rescue, Glendale, CA. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:21:21 AM

SHAPIRO, FLORENCE

(nee Pinsky). Beloved wife of the late Arvey. Loving mother of Eugene (Mary) and Dr. David (Julie) Shapiro; and Joyce (Thomas) Quinn. Devoted grandmother of Dara Shapiro, Ross (Helene), Jordana; Caitlin, Eden and Madeleine Shapiro; and Brian and Kevin (Laura) Quinn. Proud great-grandmother of Lila, Avi, Zev, Yair and Sam. Memorials to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:20:44 AM

SHKOLNIK, SANFORD ‘SANDY’

78. Beloved husband of Judithanne Lynn (nee DiGuiseppe). Loving father of Mark (Jayne) Shkolnik, Julie (Bob) Tanaka, Amy (Chuck) Carlin and James Shkolnik. Grandfather of Michael and Daniel Tanaka; Emily and Allison Carlin; and Max and Jack Shkolnik. Brother of Gerri (Jack) Herring. Memorials to the David Shkolnik Memorial Scholarship at Capital Law School or to the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:20:07 AM

YASHON, JOSEPH

89. Beloved husband of Elaine and the late Miriam. Loving father of Barbara (Jim) Kahan and Linda (Howard) Kirschbaum. Devoted grandfather of Steven and Susan Kahan; and Joanna (Phillip) Jacobs and Brian Kirschbaum. Special great-grandfather of Maya Jacobs. Dear brother of the late Rena (the late Mark) Lozins and Julius (Ronnee) Yashon. Caring step-father of Susan Quick, Emy Towell and Daniel Baigelman. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to ORT America. Shalom Memorial Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/22/2018 9:19:25 AM

GELMAN, IRA IRVIN

73. Beloved husband of Candace Langer. Loving father of Brett (Janicza) and Meredith. Cherished grandfather of Riley. Dear brother of Alan (Elise) and the late Andrew (Francine). Fond uncle of Lukas (Jackie), Michael (Jenny), Dove (Mike) Ryan and Chelsea (Alex) Manos. Memorials to the Lewy Body Dementia Association. Shalom Memorial Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 1/5/2018 2:02:46 PM

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