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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Thelma Janowitz


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Rabbi Ari Margolis
Congregation Or Shalom

Rabbi Pinchas Eisenbach

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Congregation Or Shalom
21 Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061
Suncrest Hospice
5 Revere Drive
Northbrook, Illinois 60062


Thelma Janowitz, age 84

Beloved wife of the late Ted Janowitz. Loving mother of Beth Lynn Janowitz and the late Evan (Julie) Janowitz. Cherished grandmother of Skylin Janowitz. Dear sister of Bernard (Rosalind) Berg and the late Norman "Naftali" (Lydia) Berg. Caring sister-in-law of the late Jules (Rita) Janowitz. Devoted daughter of the late Minne and Ruby Berg. Loving aunt and great-aunt to her loving nieces and nephews and a dear, dear friend to so many who will mourn her passing. Thelma was a caring special education teacher, an avid mahjong player and a voracious reader. She enjoyed her retirement at Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake and founded the Chaverim Jewish Friendship group there. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment service will be private. Contributions in Thelma's memory may be made to Congregation Or Shalom, 21 Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, or to Suncrest Hospice, 5 Revere Dr, Northbrook, IL 60062, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Rita Janowitz

I am sorry I my health would not allow me to be with you in person at the service this morning. However I was there in spirit and with you all via live streaming. My condolences and love to all. May the coming year be better for all of us.
May Thelma's memory be for a blessing.
Much Love, Rita aka Aunt Rita
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