Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Joseph H. Skom

August 1, 1925 - January 27, 2019


Date and Time

Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 2:00 PM


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


Rabbi Bruce Elder
Congregation Hakafa

Interment - Private


Meyer Residence
610 Eighth Street
Wilmette, Illinois 60091

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6450 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60645


Joseph Harry Skom, PhB, SB, MD

Beloved husband of the late Edith Mary Skom PhD, nee Rosen. Loving Father of Harriet (Ron) Meyer and the late Roger Skom. Cherished grandfather of Elaine Meyer, Arthur (fiancée Kat DeNeve) Meyer and Adele (Brad Alter) Meyer. Great-grandfather of Leonard Meyer Alter. Graduate of Aurora High School and the University of Chicago, intern at Johns Hopkins University, President of the Illinois State Medical Society from 1976-77. Clinical professor of Medicine at Northwestern University, a practicing internist for over 60 years. Service Sunday, 2:00 pm at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd., (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be made to The Ark, 6450 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60645 Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Mark Goodman

A wonderful man - I was a patient for many years - he will be missed

merrick rayle

My talented physician and trusted friend for several years.
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