Funeral Details

Florence V. Burgher

July 3, 1926 - April 7, 2024


Date and Time

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Buffalo Grove Chapel
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Cantor Steven Stoehr
Congregation Beth Shalom


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Lessman Residence
2420 Apple Hill Lane
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Wednesday immediately following the interment until 9PM.
Thursday 1PM - 4PM and 7PM - 9PM
Friday 1PM - 4PM
Saturday 7PM - 9PM
Sunday 1PM - 4PM and 7PM - 9PM
Minyan services will be 7:30PM each evening.
Shiva coordinator, Jill LeVine: 847.846.3597

Steven Burgher will be sitting Shiva at the Feiger Residence
9010 Tripp Avenue
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Thursday 6PM - 9PM, Maariv 7:15PM
Friday 12:30PM - 3:30PM, Mincha 4:10PM
Motzei Shabbos until 10PM
Sunday 1PM - 4PM and 7PM - 9PM, Mincha/Maariv 7:15PM
Monday 6PM - 9PM, Mincha/Maariv 7:15PM

Memorial Contributions

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
P.O. Box 91891
Washington, DC 20090-1891


Florence Burgher, nee Vihon, 97.

Loving wife of the late Philip R. Burgher. Cherished mother of Ann (Steven) Lessman, Steven (Ava) Burgher, Robert (Julie) Burgher, and Lester (partner April Minkus) Burgher. Adored grandmother of Jennifer (Aaron) Cohn, Marc (Katharine) Lessman, David (Lauren) Lessman and Jeffrey (Samantha) Lessman; Michael (Naomi) Burgher, Robyn (Daniel) Ackerman, Scott (Adrienne) Burgher and Alexandra (Asher) Feiger; Eric (Eleanor) Burgher, LB (Harlen) Blackstone and Michelle Burgher; Jacobi Burgher. Treasured Great-grandmother of many. Dear sister of the late Ralph (the late Jeanette) Vihon, the late Jack (the late Maxine) Vihon and the late Charlene (the late Milton) Priess. Will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Chapel service Wednesday, 2 PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals Chapel 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road (One block north of Lake Cook Road) Buffalo Grove. Interment Shalom. In lieu of flowers, memorials in her memory to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 91891, Washington, DC 20090-1891, would be appreciated. To attend the funeral livestream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals Buffalo Grove, 847.229.8822,


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I'll start.....Oh, mama.....your bright light and endless warmth will be missed.

Lester Burgher
April 8, 2024
Our most sincere condolences to the family! Florence (Flo) was such a wonderful woman. May her memory be a blessing!

Michael Goodof
April 8, 2024
Our thoughts are with all of the family. You do not know how much I lioved Florence and Phil. The fact I got to see Florence a few years ago brought back many good memories.

Chuck and Keren Cohen
April 9, 2024
I'll always remember Florence and Phil's smiles and fun, positive presence! Sending love and condolences to my cousins, Ruthie Katz

Ruth Katz
April 10, 2024
Our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of your mother. Losing a parent is difficult and something we’re never emotionally prepared for. We pray for comfort and peace for you and all your family

Rick & Barb Baker
April 11, 2024
We were so sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. She was a beautiful lady and a long-time friend to Eileen. May her memory provide you with comfort and peace. Our sincere condolences.
Eileen, Jeff & Pat

Eileen, Jeff, and Pat Kritzman
April 18, 2024