Funeral Details

Dr. Shayle Jay Gerstein

May 14, 1937 - July 27, 2022


Date and Time

Friday, July 29, 2022 at 12 Noon


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Rabbi Yitzchak Falk


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Levy Residence
8832 Central Park Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60203
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Friday following the service until 6PM
Saturday night from 8:40PM
Sunday to Wednesday 1PM - 5PM and 6PM - 9PM
Shacharit 6:30AM
Mincha/Maariv 8PM
Shiva Coordinator: Nathan Benditzson 847.436.8043
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Memorial Contributions

Congregation Ezras Israel
7001 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60645
Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School
7120 Laramie Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60077

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Dr. Shayle Jay Gerstein, age 85

Beloved husband of the late Marilyn E. Gerstein nee Ersler. Loving father of Dena (Howard) Levy, Michael Gerstein and Joel Gerstein. Proud Saba of Gavi, Samantha, Joey and Michal Levy, Samuel and Max Gerstein. Adored son of the late Morton and the late Diana Gerstein. Dear brother of Honey (the late Sherwin) Shapiro, the late Norman Gerstein and the late Sherwin Gerstein. Cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews and a wonderful cousin. Retired after 38 dedicated years as an elementary school principal and administrator with the Chicago Public School System. Service Friday 12 Noon at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Shalom. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Ezras Israel,  7001 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60645,, or Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, 7120 Laramie Ave., Skokie, IL 60077, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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