Funeral Details

Maxine “Max” Goldenberg


Date and Time

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Rabbi Sharon Morton


Klaskin Residence
2255 Egandale Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
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Tuesday 5PM-8PM


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Klaskin Residence
2255 Egandale Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Following the interment.

Memorial Contributions

K.W.O.E. Hope Foundation

Understanding Shiva


Maxine “Max” Levin Goldenberg, cherished daughter of the late Charles and Frieda Levin, beloved wife of Earl Goldenberg, loving mother of Romi (Jay) Freeman, Darci Goldenberg, and Jimmy Goldenberg. Proud grandmother “Mameem” of Charlie, Frankie, and Danica. Dear sister of Billy (Audrey) Levin and Marsha (Mickey) Schwartz. Adoring aunt of Andi (Bruce) Malter, Jamie (Ian) Sylvan, Donny (Caroline) Schwartz, Jon Schwartz, Susie (Andrew) Kassof, Chuckie (the late Kay) Goldstein, Gary (Maxine) Goldstein, Larry Goldenberg, Debbie Goldenberg, Danny Goldenberg, the late Robin Goldenberg and the late Michael Goldenberg. Devoted friend to Bonnie Serlin, Alan and Avrie Jacobs, Mike and Bonnie Kaplan, Sarell and Jordan Cohen, Jordon and the late Roberta Brown, Nancy Kenton, Debbie Buonafede, Yong Wrona and Maria Herrera. Maxine died peacefully surrounded by family on October 24, 2021.

Maxine grew up in Albany Park in a close and loving family that valued education. Upon receiving a Masters degree from Chicago Teachers College, Maxine became a teacher in the Chicago Public school system. Even after leaving to look after her own family, her care for all children continued. She volunteered and reached out to help in her community. Maxine became a second mother to Karin Ostebo Klaskin and Peter Zeppieri. Her warmth and kindness left a lasting impression with everyone she met.

Graveside service Tuesday 11AM, at Shalom Memorial Park (Section VII – Mt. Zion), 1700 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights. To attend the funeral livestream please visit our website. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to K.W.O.E. Hope Foundation, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Dear Family , I am so sorry to hear of Dear Maxine's passing , may her memory always be a blessing z'l"
with Love

Steven Le Vine
October 25, 2021
Dear second family,
We're sorry to hear of Maxine's passing. So glad we had the honor of her signing our wedding Katuba. My memories of her will Always stay in my heart.

Darcy and Andrew Marwick
October 26, 2021