Obituaries

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BASS, RICHARD I.

83. Beloved son of Leonard and Ruth. Dear brother of Barbara Bass and Diane Resnik. Memorial Park Cemetery. Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:44:39 AM

CHUNOWITZ, JACK ABE

88. Veteran, Korean War. Father of Carrie and Jimmy. Grandfather of Heather. Brother of Rozi Schwartz and Sondra Friedlander. Waldheim Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:44:03 AM

COHEN, HELEN L.

95. Wife of the late of Jerome. Devoted and loving mother of Dr. Leslie R. (Francine), Mitchell Mark, and Marla Risa (John) Ashford. Devoted grandmother of Daniel, Andrea, Maxwell, and Ilana; and great-grandmother of Zoey, Eliana, and Eli. Memorials to Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix, AZ or to National Jewish Health. Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale, AZ. Sinai Mortuary.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:43:24 AM

COHEN, THE HONORABLE JUDITH

(nee Schakner), 74. Loving mother of Michael (Pamela) and Marc (Dawn). Cherished “Juju” of Franki and Gabi. Devoted daughter of the late Toby and Jack Schakner. Dear sister of the late Melinda (Egon) Kahn. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:42:45 AM

FISHER, NORMAN H.

84. Beloved husband of Andrea (nee Jelinek). Loving father of Fisher Stevens (Alexis), Tracy (Joshua) Silverman, and Julie (Jason) Rosenthal. Adored Poppi of Max, Parker, Miles, Meyer, Otis, and Paloma. Dear brother of Lila (Albert) Schneider; and brother-in-law of Lester (Shari) Jelinek. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:42:06 AM

GERSHANOV, ANN

(nee Meyer), 84. Beloved wife of the late Peter L. Loving mother of Ellen (Jeffrey) London and Holly (Norm) Nelson. Proud grandmother of Joshua London, Daniel, and Sarah Nelson; and the late Adam London. Dear sister of Leah (late Sam) Austin and Ralph (Joan) Meyer. Memorials to The London Idea or to Beth Emet The Free Synagogue. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:41:19 AM

GOLDBERG, LEE

89. Beloved husband of the late Beverly (nee Britton). Loving son of the late Harry and Dorathy. Devoted father of Diane (Fred) Weber and Larry (Cindy). Cherished grandfather of Michael, Daniel, Camille, and Alexandra. Brother of Ronald and the late Stanley and Jerome. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to the Jewish United Fund, www.juf.org. Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:40:40 AM

GORDON, RUTH

(nee Levy), 93. Beloved wife of the late Jerry. Loving mother of Jeff (Barb) and Dan (Judy) Gordon; Janice (Marty) Sobelman, and Diane (Dean) Shaw. Cherished grandmother of Laura (Brian) Golden, Marcy (Pete) Knysz, Alana (Nimi) Levine, and Rachel (Greg) Rosenfeld; and Darren and Alex Gordon. Adored great-grandmother of Gabe, Sam, and Noah Golden; Jorie and Rena Knysz; Kol Levine, Ryan, and Reese Rosenfeld. Devoted daughter of the late Rebecca Levy. Dear sister of Leona Foldi and the late Sylvia Levy. Treasured aunt of David and Nancy Foldi; Gina Schneider, and Steven Penn. Memorials to the ASPCA or to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:39:38 AM

GRODZIN, ROSLYN

94. Daughter of the late Lee and Pearl Yastrow. Wife of the Sam Grodzin and the late Nelson Zimmett. Mother of Mark (Joan) Zimmett, Tina (Walter) Zimmett Bloomenthal, and the late Deborah Zimmett Becker. Grandmother of Nora (Randy) Zimmett Kravitz and Lili (Antoine) Zimmett Issaly; Noah, Isaac and Neil Becker; Dan Bloomenthal and Sarah (Sam) Bloomenthal Kaplan; and great-grandmother of Jason and Matthew Bloomenthal; Shoshana and Sadie Kaplan; Dylan Kravitz, Sophie Issaly; and Phoebe and Uma Becker. Sister of Shelby and the late Edward Yastrow. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue. Anshe Emet Synagogue. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:23:57 AM

HASSELSON, BELLA

(nee Eisenstein). Wife of the late Leonard. Beloved mother of Andrea “Andee” (Marshall) Fisher, Phyllis (the late Rabbi Abe) Rine, and the late Jerome “Jerry” Hasselson. Adoring grandmother of Shaindel (Shmuli) Bernhaut, Dov (Debbie), Daveed (Perle), and Yudi (Jessica) Rine; Malkie (Jana) Dejournett; Marilyn and Elliot Hasselson; and great-grandchildren of thirteen. Waldheim Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:20:55 AM

HOY, SHARON M.

(nee Romisher), 57. Beloved wife and best friend of John. Loving mother of Rachel and Elyssa. Devoted daughter of Sivya and Gary Romisher. Dear sister of Michael (Laura) and David (Janet) Romisher. Caring daughter-in-law of Sis Tuholski; and the late Robert Hoy and Jim Tuholski. Memorials to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Shalom Memorial Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:19:55 AM

KAHN, DAVID V.

88. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Israelit). Loving father of Jonathan (Susan), Ethan (Cathy), and Suzy Kahn (Jeff) Weinberg. Proud grandfather of Jason (fiancée Michal), Leah, Myles, Josh, Shulie, Becca, Molly, and Aidan. Dear brother of Celene (the late Robert) Epstein and the late Judy (the late Herman) Bloch. Devoted son of the late Albert and Sarah. Golden Giver member of the Jewish United Fund. Memorials to Anshe Emet Synagogue. Anshe Emet Synagogue. Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:19:11 AM

KALFEN, ROSLYN

(nee Joseph), 91. Beloved wife of the late Leonard. Devoted mother of Don (Pam) and Marilyn. Cherished grandmother of Aaron (fiancé Emily) and Jordan (fiancé Melanie). Dear sister of Shirley (Richard) Husar. Loving daughter of the late Ethel and Jack Joseph. Memorials to the Parkinson Foundation, Miami, FL. Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum. Lakeshore Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:13:25 AM

KRAVETZ, STEPHEN E.

77. Beloved husband of Cissy. Loving father of Elliot and Scott Kravetz (Julie); and Alissa (Keith) Horak. Proud grandfather of Craig, Dylan, Mirabella, Brandon, and Matthew. Dear brother of Howard (Deanne) and Carol. Memorials to the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation). Shalom Memorial Park Cemetery. Chicago Jewish Funerals.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:12:38 AM

LATIMER, DARREN M.

44. Beloved husband of Allison (nee Lindner). Loving father of Natalie, Olivia, and Molly. Devoted son of Kenneth and Carole (nee Ross); and adored son-in-law of Ira and Cathy Lindner. Cherished brother of Cary (Julie) and Wendy (Joseph) Silverman; and brother-in-law of Lauren Scharfstein (Kevin). Doting uncle to Lior, Ari, Jonah, Emma, Abigail, Benjamin, and Sam. Memorials to the Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute at Northwestern Medicine or to Am Shalom Synagogue. Am Shalom Synagogue. Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home.

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Posted: 6/7/2019 9:11:55 AM

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