Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Maurice P. Raizes

October 3, 1929 - February 24, 2020


Date and Time

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 10:00 AM


North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035


Rabbi Michael Schwab
Hazzan Benjamin Tisser
North Suburban Synagogue Beth El


Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Raizes Residence
620 Homewood Avenue, Unit 207
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Friday upon return from the cemetery until 4PM.
Saturday 6:30PM - 10PM
Minyan at 7:30PM
Sunday 12PM - 9PM
Minyan at 7:30PM

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Maurice P. Raizes, Age 90 of Highland Park, Illinois and Naples, Florida. Beloved husband for 66 years of Sandra (Nee) Cohon. Devoted son of the late Louis and Rose Raizes. Loving father of Sheryl (Steve) Regester, Elliot (Beth) Raizes, and Lorri (Ted) Bernstein. Proud grandfather of Shannon (Andy), Carrie (Chris), Jordan, Nikki, Tradd (Marissa), Byron, Max, Benny, Abri, David, Fea, and Satta. Special great-grandfather of four. Dear brother of Sheldon (Marilyn) Raizes of Sun Lakes, Arizona, and the late Janet (the late Heinz) Reach and brother-in-law of Susan and George Cohon of Toronto. While practicing law for 60 years and serving as managing partner of Cohon, Raizes, & Regal, Maury held many leadership roles in American Israel Chamber of Commerce, ORT, Jewish Federation of Chicago, Rotary Club of Chicago, Better Boys Foundation, Chicago and Illinois Bar Associations, University of Illinois Alumni Association and Habitat for Humanity. As a loving husband, father, grandfather and loyal friend, he set an example of unconditional love, strong integrity, and charity throughout his life. Services Friday, 10AM at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El,1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Illinois. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Jody Birnberg

Sheryl: So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your loved ones during this challenging time.


What a sweet man! I had the privilege of knowing him, albeit only for a few years, but his warmth and his love for his family were obvious. I'll miss him.
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