Funeral Details

Barry Labovitz

January 13, 1943 - March 29, 2024


Date and Time

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM


Temple Beth Israel
3601 West Dempster Street
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks
Temple Beth Israel


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1400 South Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
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Temple Beth Israel
3601 West Dempster Street
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Following the interment until 7PM
Shiva Coordinator: Judy Kemp

The service will be live streamed on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM Central Time.

Memorial Contributions

PAWS Chicago
1997 North Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60614


Barry Steven Labovitz, age 81.

Beloved husband of Sheri Labovitz; loving father of Tracey, Nicole (Massimo) Serradimigni and Brian (Belinda) Labovitz; proud Poppy of Jordyn and Jacob Berkowitz and Alexander and Maxwell Labovitz; cherished brother of Marshele Labovitz. Loved and adored by many family, friends and colleagues. To know him was to love him and laugh with him. Service Tuesday, April 2 at 11AM, at Temple Beth Israel, 3601 Dempster St., Skokie. Interment Waldheim Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to PAWS Chicago, 1997 North Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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We are deeply saden to hear of Barrys passing. He was a great friend and fellow Top Hat. We had many great times together and we could tell stories about Barry forever.
Please accept our heartfelt symppathy. Cherish his memory and he will be with you forever.


Mike & Jeanne Stein

April 1, 2024
My brother had an extraordinary sense of humor. You could not be with him for a moment without laughing. His charisma could lighten up a room . He was an amazing person, and I will miss him.

Marshele Labovitz
April 1, 2024
Our sincere sympathy to your entire family. As a fellow Top Hat we had shared many good times. Spending six years in the Illinois National Guard together , also added to many stories. Barry will be missed by many who knew him. May he rest in peace and may his memory be a blessing.
Sherry and Ron Factor

Ronald Factor
April 1, 2024
My deepest condolences. Barry was the best, and close friend. I remember many happy times including Vending and traveling the Braidwood.

Michael Siegel
April 2, 2024
Ours was an old and deep friendship. Barry was truly one of the good souls of this world. His sweetness has touched many of us during his lifetime. This is a tough one for me personally.

Bruce Natkin
April 2, 2024
To Sheri, and family,
My sincere condolences. I was so saddened to hear about this so soon.
Bruce and I just talked to him last week.
We’re so sorry we can’t be there, but we will be in spirit and he will always be in our hearts
Love to all,

Beth GLICK-Natkin
April 2, 2024