Funeral Details

Edwyn Sam Gold

August 29, 1934 - May 24, 2024


Date and Time

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 10:00 AM


Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road
Skokie, Illinois 60076
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Dr. Naomi Gold


Johnny's Kitchen and Tap
1740 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, Illinois 60025
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Upon return from the cemetery.

Memorial Contributions

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
(in the name of Werner and Trudy Coppel)
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Edwyn Sam "Ed" Gold, 90, of Chicago and Schaumburg, passed away peacefully at Encore Village. He was the loving husband of Carrol for over 60 years. Devoted father of Dr. Naomi, Aaron (Robin), and Daniel. Proud grandpa of Jack Robert, with whom he loved to spend time in their happy place, Miami Beach. He was the loving brother of Sylvia (Morrie) Kirshner, who predeceased him, and the uncle of Earl (Kathy), and Julian Kirshner. He was a devoted son in law to Allie Mae Bosma ("the toughest person I've ever known"). Ed's family offers special thanks to the entire team at Encore Village for its continuous care and compassion, the wonderful hospice staff at Ascension Medical Group, and Dr. Monica Mahajan for exemplary medical care. Graveside service Thursday 10AM at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9900 Gross Point Road, Skokie. Donations may be made to the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in the name of Werner and Trudy Coppel, Ed lived every day to the fullest. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Ed has been the sweetest, kindest person I have known. I will miss his laughter and fun personality. A real Mench ! Zikhrono Livrakha.

Bonnie Wieczorek
May 25, 2024
What a lovely tribute. My deepest condolences to the family.

Rhonda Marker
May 28, 2024

I want send my heartfelt condolences to you and your family on your loss. I've been here and if you need a person to talk to, I am here. Todd

Todd Pickens
May 28, 2024
My deep condolences for the loss of your dear father, Naomi! Our beloved ones stay with us forever through the memories they leave behind! May your Father Rest In Peace!


Ermira from Smith Library

Ermira Mitre
May 28, 2024
Sending my deepest condolences to the family.

Kamilah Holtz
May 28, 2024
Dear Naomi and Family,
Sending you comfort and peace during this time of loss. Deepest condolences.
Julia M. from Rutgers

Julia Maxwell
May 28, 2024
Mr. Gold-
You were a great man. Someone we looked up to. You will be missed!

Bob Hahn
May 29, 2024
Naomi & Family, I was saddened to learn of the passing of your father. You will be in my thoughts during this difficult time. May you find comfort in your fond memories.

Jenica Ibarra
May 30, 2024
So sorry for your loss! No matter how long we have them, they always leave us way too soon. My deepest condolences! Natalie

Natalie Borisovets
May 31, 2024
We are fondly remembering the fun times we had in Florida with you & Ed. May his memory be a blessing.

Mona & Harold Shabelman
June 1, 2024