Funeral Details

Dr. Yigal Greener

May 10, 1937 - August 5, 2022

SERVICE INFORMATION

Date and Time

Monday, August 8, 2022 at 12 Noon

Location

Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Clergy

Rabbi Yosef Schanowitz
Central Avenue Synagogue

Interment

Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Shiva

Tamarisk NorthShore
1627 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, Illinois 60015
847.597.8772
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Memorial Contributions

Lewy Body Dementia Association
912 Killian Road, SW,
Lilburn, Georgia 30047
www.lbda.org





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OBITUARY

Dr. Yigal Greener, age 85.
Beloved husband and best friend for 56 years of Stella nee Stupel. Loving father of Gilat (Mitchell) Zamost, Anat (Scott) Cohen and Iris Ganor. Proud grandfather of Jack and Joey Zamost, Dylan and Sabrina Dessner, Liron Milshtain, Shir Dagan and Uri Milshtain. Dear brother of the late Moshe, the late Rami and the late Amikam. Yigal was a pioneer who helped and was part of the creation of the State of Israel. He served in the Israeli Army as a paratrooper. He helped build the main waterway in Israel. Dr. Greener came to the US in 1965 in order to pursue his Undergraduate, Masters and PhD degrees at New York University, while raising and supporting his family. Not to mention he had a full-time job. He was a well-respected toxicologist. Most of all he was passionate about his family. He loved them all. Service Monday 12 noon at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Road, SW, Lilburn, GA, 30047, www.lbda.org. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com.


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Dear Stella, Anat, Gilat and family, we are very saddened by the passing of Yigal. We loved him very much, he was a wonderful man. We have very fond and lasting memories of him in Montreal and us with you. He will be missed. I personally will never forget and always be grateful to Yigal for giving me the encouragement and confidence to pursue drug development and not just research. It was the love of his profession that allowed me to make the transition, and which I never looked back. Thank you Yigal and Rest In Peace.
Love Karen , Sandra and Carlota

Karen Meerovitch
August 10, 2022