Funeral Details

Ellen Rose Freedman

June 2, 1941 - September 6, 2023


Date and Time

Sunday, September 10, 2023 at 1:00 PM


Beverly Cemetery
12000 South Kedzie Avenue
Blue Island, Illinois 60406
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Rabbi Gidon Isaacs


Freedman Residence
303 Wysteria Drive
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
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Upon return from the cemetery until 7PM.
Monday through Wednesday
5PM - 8:30PM
Minyan Monday at 7PM
Please only park on one side of the road to allow traffic through.

Memorial Contributions

St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105


Ellen Rose Freedman

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ellen Rose Freedman nee Lupin on Wednesday, September 6. Ellen is survived by her devoted husband, Alvin, her son, Jason (Rachel) Freedman and their three children Ryan, Asher, and Michaela. She's also survived by her sister Marsha (David) and their 3 children and grandchildren. Ellen's passion for helping others was a defining part of her life. She dedicated herself to working with people in need, especially children and the health vulnerable. Her life's work extended to helping foster kids, troubled teens, and those battling illness as a social worker. She made a difference in the lives of countless individuals who were faced with crisis.
Ellen loved art and music and could always be heard singing classic show tunes. She was a talented amateur artist and had also designed multiple family homes over the years. She was known for her positive, happy, and loving demeanor within her family and was always there and willing to help a family member in need. Graveside service Sunday 1PM, Beverly Cemetery, 12000 South Kedzie Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, in Ellen's memory. 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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She wa s such a caring person. Always w ith a smile. a BIG LOSS to all th at kne w her.

Rochelle lichterman
September 9, 2023
Ellen was our dear friend for 37 years. We became a part of each other's families. It was an honor to know her and to be with her family as we said good bye.
Judy and Bob Adams

Judy Adams
September 13, 2023