Funeral Details

Howard S. Smith

July 1, 1930 - October 3, 2022


Date and Time

Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 9:00 AM


Makom Solel Lakeside
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Rabbi Isaac Serotta
Cantor Jay O'Brien
Makom Solel Lakeside


Oak Woods Cemetery
1035 East 67th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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The Smith Residence
321 Hedge Run
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Thursday: 6:30PM - 9PM
Friday: 1PM - 4PM

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Memorial Contributions

Lyric Opera of Chicago
20 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Howard S. Smith, age 92.
Beloved husband of Joan nee Weill. Dear father of Barbara (Tim Burroughs) Smith, Howard (Suzanne) Smith Jr., and the late Bruce Smith. Proud grandfather of Jacob and Jeremy Burroughs, and Abigail, Douglas, and Elizabeth Smith. Service Thursday 9:00 AM at Makom Solel Lakeside, 1301 Clavey Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035. Interment Oak Woods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60606,, or to Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, 9603 Woods Dr, Skokie, IL 60077, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Joan, Barbara, Howie, and the extended Smith Family:

Jennifer and I were deeply saddened to learn of Howard's passing. We have many cherished memories of our time spent together and it was sincerely a privilege to have known such a kind man. Our thoughts are with you all.

Very best regards,
John & Jennifer

John Park
October 3, 2022