Obituaries

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AXELROD, EPHRAIM, MD

86. Beloved husband of Deloris (nee Stafford). Cherished father of Melissa “Missy” (Terry) Zwigoff, Susannah (William “Bill”) and Meredith. Loving grandfather of Jacob and Ruby. Silver Circle member of the Jewish United Fund. New Light Cemetery. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:35:13 AM

BECKER, ANDREA

(nee Lipton), 54. Beloved wife and teammate of Larry. Best mom of Adam, Zachary and Abigail. Cherished daughter of Bonnie and the late Alan Lipton. Dear sister of Susan (James) Gelpi. Treasured daughter-in-law of Alvin and Francine. Memorials to Moriah Congregation or to Hadassah Chicago-North Shore or to Rochelle Zell Jewish High School or to Camp Ramah, Wisconsin or to the Kellogg Cancer Center. Moriah Congregation. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:34:34 AM

BECKER, LEO

89. Beloved husband of Rochelle “Rookie” (nee Lipschultz). Loving father of Shari Becker, Adrienne White (Cliff) and the late Phillip Becker (Margie). Devoted grandpa of Jennifer (Tim), Brian (Brittany), Joshua and Katelyn. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:33:52 AM

BEREBITSKY, GLORIA

(nee Gubin), 80. Beloved wife of Maurice. Loving mother of Kate (the late Frank) Brinskelle, Edward (Heidi) Berebitsky, Lisa (Kenneth) Ratajczyk and the late Mark Berebitsky. Dear grandmother of Richard (Melissa) Ratajczyk; Susan and Julie Brinskelle; and Louis, Abigail and Samantha Berebitsky. Cherished sister of the late Herbert (the late Dulcie) Gubin; and sister-in law of the late Leah Rose (David) Alpert. Memorials to Lieberman Center for health and Rehabilitation or to the Michael I. Jacobson Memorial Gomle Fund. Jewish Oakridge Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:33:10 AM

BRAVERMAN, MICHAEL H.

61. Former husband of Danielle (nee Meers). Beloved father of Noah and Rayna. Cherished brother of Susan (David) Strulowitz. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:32:22 AM

CAHAN, JEFFREY

Beloved son of the late Haskell and Sylvia. Loving brother of Elizabeth (Stanton F.) Aron and David (Jeannie) Cahan. Adored uncle of Cade (Bari), Victoria Aron and Lara (Brandon) Page. Memorials to NAMI. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:31:41 AM

COHEN, BARBARA FRANCES

(nee Pozen), 83. Beloved wife of Philip. Loving mother of Avery Cohen (Susan), Sara (Mark) Hermanoff, Matthew (Sabrina) Cohen and Laura (Craig) Frisch. Adored grandmother of Nathaniel and Eli Cohen; David, Robert and Bennett Hermanoff; Nathan and Andrew Cohen; and Hana and Ari Frisch. Devoted daughter of the late Sam and Anne Pozen. Dear sister of Herbert (late Milly) Pozen and Merle (late Howard) Miller. Memorials to the Congregation Solel, Education Fund. Congregation Solel. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:30:32 AM

COHEN, LINDA KATHRYN

(nee Silverman), 74. Beloved wife of David Allan. Loving mother of Keith (Aida) Cohen, Natalie (John) Stratton and Renee Cohen. Cherished Bubby of Karley-Ann, Matthew Conner and Rachael Rose. Dear sister of Iris Silverman (James) Martin. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:29:30 AM

COHEN, MARION BERNDT

(nee Feingerts), 83. Beloved wife of the late Alan Berndt and Albert Cohen. Loving mother of Sarah (Jerry) Stempel, Joseph (Julia) Berndt, and Harold (Casey) Berndt; and Dave Cohen and Nancy (Tony) Peck. Adored grandmother of Amanda, Jake, Andy, Aiden, Rowan, Brett, Jonathan, Spencer and Taylor. Devoted daughter of the late Meyer and Rose Feingerts. Memorials to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry, St. Louis, MO. Chesed Shel Emeth Society Cemetery. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:28:37 AM

COHN, LOUISE

(nee Nathan). Beloved wife of Steve. Loving mother of Andrew "Rusty," David (Lisa), James and Audrey (Jon) Levy. Devoted Bubbe and Nana of Courtney and Joshua; Nathan and Abby Cohn; and Ethan and Zac Levy. Dear sister of Robert (Leslie) and Richard (Karen) Nathan. Adored aunt of 5. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, www.juf.org . Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:26:59 AM

COLBY, EDWARD 'CHICKIE'

86. Beloved husband of the late Diane (nee Markowitz). Loving father of Renee (Joe “Yussel”) Cohen and Douglas (Debbie) Colby. Cherished father-in-law of the late Phyllis Colby. Adored Beeba of Jeremy (Jenny) Cohen, Jessica (David) Neiman, Danielle (David) Kogan, Jason Colby (Briana); and Peyton and Ellie deZonna. Proud great-grandfather of Kaylee, Perry, Carson, Dylan and Avery. Dear brother of David (Florence); and the late Julian (late Sheila) and Howard (late Joan). The Chapel. Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Goldman Funeral Group.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:25:36 AM

FEINTECH, GLORIA L.

(nee Wolk), 96. Beloved wife of the late Harold. Loving mother of Sandra Weil, Jim (Carole) Feintech; and the late Jane Batt and Richard Feintech. Proud grandmother of Parker (Lori) and Sarah Weil; Jonas (Amy) and Aaron Batt; and Ben and Samuel Feintech. Memorials to HIAS, Silver Spring, MD. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:24:55 AM

FINKELMAN, BERNICE

Cherished daughter of the late Toby and Dr. Isidore. Devoted sister of Robert (Anita) Field and Marsha (the late Arnold) Bain. Loving aunt of Steven, Barry and Daniel Bain (Terri Silva); and Theodore “Ted” (Jessica) and Andrea Field (Brian). Thank you to caregivers Lillian and Juliet. Memorials to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:24:21 AM

GANS, DOROTHY M.

(nee Marcus). Beloved wife of the late Dr. Benjamin. Loving mother of Bruce Gans, Janet (Paul) Gans Epner and Carolyn (Michael) D’Albora. Cherished grandmother of Kaia and Eli D’Albora; Jamie Epner; and Ariel and Darcey Gans. Dear sister of Geraldine (the late John) Macsai. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Jewish Community Centers of Chicago. Lakeside Congregation. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:23:39 AM

GERSON, NOREEN F.

(nee Rosenberg). Beloved wife of Ira. Loving mother of Julie (Alan) Levy and the late Laura Gertzfeld; and loving step-mother of Melissa (John) Kay and Jennifer (Jeremy) Kloepfer. Cherished grandmother of Maya, Eli, Calista, Kayla, Carly, Taylor, Morgan and Finley. Fond sister of Howard (Eleanor) and the late Jeffrey Rosenberg. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association. Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Mitzvah Memorial Funerals.

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Posted: 11/9/2018 11:22:55 AM

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