Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Maurice H. Fantus

November 16, 1931 - July 5, 2019


Date and Time

Monday, July 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM


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


Rabbi Evan Moffic
Father John Cusick


Rosehill Cemetery
5800 North Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60660
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Northbrook, Illinois 60062
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Memorial Contributions

Access Living
115 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60654


Maurice H. Fantus 87, Beloved husband and best pal of Judith Aiello. Born to Sadie and Rudolph Fantus in Chicago, IL. Maury is survived by his twin daughters Laurie (Stephen) Laser and Linda Fantus Channick (Craig Taffel). Adored "Grampa" of Elliot (Lori) Small, the late Sarah Channick, Dana (Abdullah) Qureshi and Melissa (Kyle) Goldman. Cherished brother of Edith (the late David) Fantus DeMar. Devoted uncle to many nieces and nephews. Proud professional for over 40 years in the printing industry and real estate entrepreneur. Active in his communit throughout his life but especially with Acess Living, Streeterville Organization Of Active Residents and the rights of people with disability. Maury was a fighter throughout his life and we cherish the loving assistance of Tenzin Nyandak, Garry Carreon and Jojo Coredero. A funeral will be held Monday at 1 PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd (at Niles Center Road), Skokie. Interment Rosehill. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Access Living, 115 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60654, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Irene Newman

I am so sorry to hear of Maury's passing. He was such a wonderful man. I loved the twinkle in his eye, and admired his upbeat attitude despite his disability. It was great to seem him bombing around the neighborhood in his motorized vehicle, so full of life. We've lost a treasure.
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