Norma May Rosenberg
June 14, 1929 - September 21, 2023
Date and Time
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 3:00 PM
Chicago Jewish Funerals
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
Rabbi Michael Siegel
Cantor Rachel Brook
Anshe Emet Synagogue
Interment - Private
1420 North Sheridan Road, Unit 9C
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Tuesday following service until 9PM
Wednesday from 4PM until 9PM
Ellen Lippman: 503.866.7631
Pamela Roussos: 206.696.1846
Israel Tennis & Education Centers
3275 West Hillsboro Boulevard, Suite 102
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442
By Phone: Please call Cathy Mullin at (561) 547 9572
Norma May Rosenberg was a titan, who woke up every day with the engine running, eager to learn and leave an meaningful impression to everything and everyone she touched. She was 94 years old, with plenty of gas left in the tank.
Vibrant wife of the late Lester J. Rosenberg, persistent mother of Steven "Rosy" (Ellen Lippman) Rosenberg and Lee "Rosy" (Partner-Pamela Roussos) Rosenberg, inspirational grandmother of Mara Rosenberg, Ilyana Rosenberg and Noa Rosenberg, fully engaged aunt to all of her nieces and nephews, a force of nature in her leadership work in the community, and an integrally spirited ally, mentor and moral compass to a nation of friends.
Norma grew up in San Antonio, Texas; daughter of the late Melville May and late Ethel Sacks, and sister to the late Melville May Jr.; but lived her adult years in the Chicago area. So much to share in-between; words in this short bio will not properly do justice to her impact. Better to speak with those that knew her directly; there are so many across Chicago, the US and Israel.
Service is Tuesday 3PM at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd (at Niles Center Road), Skokie. Interment private.
Memorial contributions may be made to an organization that she and Lester helped build over decades and an organization that she literally gave her life to; Israel Tennis and Education Centers. If you would like to do so, Norma instructed us this is the absolute best way to honor her; the family agrees.
Below is the donation information to ITEC. You are welcome to share with anyone who would like to make a donation to support the Norma Rosenberg Children’s Fund, which has now been established in memory of Norma.
Online: Please visit the ITEC website donation page, itecenters.org/norma-rosenberg
Mail: Please make your donation to Israel Tennis & Education Centers 3275 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 102 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Phone: Please call Cathy Mullin at (561) 547 9572
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Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822, www.cjfinfo.com