Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Florence R. Mandell

September 24, 1922 - February 11, 2019


Date and Time

Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM


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


Rabbi Yitzchak Falk


Zion Gardens Cemetery
6758 West Addison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60634
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Haro Residence
8452 Linder Court
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Thursday upon return from the cemetery until 8PM. Friday from 10AM until 12 Noon. Saturday from 7PM until 9PM. Sunday from 10AM until 12 Noon and 7PM until 9PM. Monday and Tuesday from 7PM until 9PM

*Dietary restrictions observed*

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Memorial Contributions

People's Music School
931 West Eastwood Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
Rebuild Foundation
6760 S. Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL
5400 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625


Florence Rosalyn Landsman Mandell, (96), died on February 11, 2019. Bubs, as she was known by all, was the devoted and caring wife of Seymour Mandell, who died 10 years ago this month, the mother of Alan (Vicky Shick), Richard (Martha Gray), and Anne (Guillermo Haro), the grandmother of Brooke (Asher Dordek), Jonah, Seth, Asaf, Zeev, and the great grandmother of Menucha and Ezra. Bubs was the daughter of Sadelle (Kaplan) and Benjamin Landsman, the sister of the late Jerome Landsman (Claire), and the aunt, cousin and dear friend to so many. Bubs, a fine pianist, loved music, especially following in the family tradition, the opera, cherished her gardens, baked and baked, and, above all, was dedicated to her family (and the net was large). Florence Mandell was a graduate of Northwestern University (B.A. and M.A.), started a school for toddlers with her husband, worked with children with learning challenges at Orchard School, was the first principal of the Temple Judea Sunday school, and was an active participant in a million school-related activities over many decades. Together, we will remember her rich and wonderful life at 10:00 am on Thursday at Chicago Jewish Funerals: 8851 Skokie Blvd., (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Zion Gardens Cemetery. Those wishing to do so can make a donation in her name to People's Music School - (, Rebuild Foundation - ( or WFMT - ( Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Danny Grosso

A beautiful presence in our lives...
She gave me paints when I was a child and attended my exhibitions years later.
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