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AMADO, ALLEGRA ‘LEE’

(nee Varon), 82. Loving wife of the late Sam. Cherished mother of Dave Amado (Linda) and Sandy (Barry) Rubin. Adored Nonie of Sophie Amado and Eric Rubin. Dear twin sister of Rachel (the late Charles) Ventura. Devoted daughter of the late Sarah an... [Read More]

AXELROD, CAROLYN H.

(nee Hedish), 93. Beloved wife of the late Sidney. Cherished mother of Dick (Emily) Axelrod and Judy (Barry) Siegal. Adored grandmother of Heather Oliver, David Axelrod, Joshua (Lissa), Marni (Valentine) and Kimberly Siegal (Colin). Loving great-g... [Read More]

BABETCH, BURTON

84. Beloved husband of Eileen. Loving father of Daniel (Rebecca) and Julie (Todd). Adored grandfather of Caitlin, Eleanor and Hannah. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the University of Illinois Foundation. Shalom Memori... [Read More]

CARO, JOAN PETERS

(nee Friedman), 78. Beloved wife of William A. Caro, MD and the late Stanley A. Kaplan. Loving mother of Lori Peters. Cherished step-mother of Mark (Mary) and David Caro. Adored grandmother of Ruth and Madeline. Dear sister of Barry (Rhonda) Fried... [Read More]

CHERCASKY, BEVERLY J.

(nee Hyman). Beloved wife of the late Morris. Devoted mother of Elyse (Barry) Sonenthal and Diane (Gregory) Star. Proud grandmother of Staci and Stuart Sonenthal; Pamela Star (Szymon) Wylangowski and Kimberly Star (Charles) Cartier. Loving sister... [Read More]

EDELSTEIN, DORLEAU ROTH

(nee Geiser). Wife of the late Arthur Edelstein and the former wife of the late Philip Roth. Mother of Henry (Lorraine) and Robert Roth (John), Eileen (the late Harvey) Paroff  and the late Janet Lee Roth. Memorials to the Special Kids Foundation,... [Read More]

GERTLER, ELEANOR

(nee Estrin), 92. Beloved wife of the late Max. Cherished mother of Martin (Debbie) Gertler and Elaine Marcus. Dear bubbie of Emily and Jordan Gertler; and Allison and Adam Marcus (Amber), and great-grandmother of Ramsey, Lillian and Vange. Sister... [Read More]

GOLDBERG, LAWRENCE, OD

89. Veteran, WWII. Beloved husband of the late Miriam (nee Wolfman). Loving father of Janis (Bruce) Berson and Carole (Gregg) Loescher. Adored Grandpa of Sarah, Daniel, Anna and Paul. Dear brother of Donald (Muriel) Goldberg. Special friend of Flo... [Read More]

GROSSMAN, SANDEE M.

(nee Tatelbame), 79. Beloved wife of the late Lee. Loving mother of Ed (Melinda) and the late Robert (Debra). Adored Bubbe of Mallory, Nikki and Emily. Dear sister of the late Herb (Joyce) Tatelbame. Fond sister-in-law of Lori (late Ed) Brenner. S... [Read More]

HALPERN, ESTHER ‘TERRY’

(nee Siegel), 89. Loving, cherished wife and best friend of Sam. Cherished mother of Randee (Howard) Blair, Edward (Christine) and Barbara (Julie) Halpern. Adored grandmother of Heather (Jerry) Goldman, Shelley (Jeremy) Aniciete, Rachel Halpern, C... [Read More]

KAUFFMAN, HERBERT H.

Beloved father of Stuart (Diane) Kauffman, Sheri (Larry) Freedman, Scott (Raisa) Kauffman and Jennifer (Mark) Porter. Cherished grandfather of Jamie, Jeremy, Jason, Corey, Maksim, Melanie, Alex and Allison. Sunset Memorial Lawns. Mitzvah Memorial ... [Read More]

PICKUS, NATHAN WOLFE

78. Beloved husband of Jane (nee Fellman).  Loving father of David, Rachel and Abigail. Cherished grandpa of Nina Frances and Boaz Wolfe. Devoted son of the late Lillian and Louie. Dear brother of Tamara (Marc) Rosenstein, the late Edward (Jackie)... [Read More]

PILDES, RALPH J.

100. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia (nee Temkin). Loving father of Michael (Susan) Pildes, Ellen Antler (Walter), Lisa (Michael) and Victor (Anita) Pildes. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Abram, Emma, Gigi (Ramiro), Gabriel, Ariel, Russell an... [Read More]

PYSTER, DR. MAX

104. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Gilbert). Loving father of Nancy (Peter) Willie-Schiff and Bob Pyster. Cherished grandfather of 2 and great-grandfather of 2. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. Weinstein Funeral Home.

 

ROVIN, ALAN STUART

55. Loving father of Joseph. Beloved son of Marilyn Rovin Coopern (nee Hoffman) and the late Joseph Rovin. Dear brother of Robert. Caring uncle of Jessica and Samantha. Cherished nephew of Burton (Libby) and Arnold (Janet) Hoffman. Memorials to th... [Read More]

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