Funeral Details

Gilbert Levy

June 12, 1926 - November 10, 2023


Date and Time

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 2:00 PM


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1700 South Harlem Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
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Rabbi Evan Moffic
Cantor Jay O'Brien
Makom Solel Lakeside


4501 Concord Lane
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
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Tuesday 5:30PM- 9PM
Wednesday 6PM- 9PM

Memorial Contributions

Makom Solel Lakeside
1301 Clavey Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035
Temple Beth Israel
3601 Dempster Street
Skokie, Illinois 60076
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Northbrook, Illinois 60062


Gilbert Levy, age 97, beloved husband of Marliss Levin, nee Alexander, and Roslyn Levy z”l, nee Bass. Proud father of Edward (Laurie) Levy, Gary Levy, and William (Patrick Schwarz) Levy. Devoted stepfather of Michael (Adrienne) Levin, Susan Levin, and Julie (Daniel) Schaeffer. Loving Zayde of Stacy (Mitchel Bleier) Levy, Caryn (Joseph) Shender, Daniel (Donna Ruggiero) Levy, Rebecca (Bennett Nidenberg) Levy, Mollye (Stephen Wilke) Levin, Sophie Levin, Louis (Maggie O’Hara) Levin, Cal Schaeffer, David Schaeffer, and Beck Bleier. Dearest great-Zayde of Elaina Shender. Graveside services Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 2:00PM at Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Gate 222 in Forest Park. Please enter westbound from Harlem Avenue at 1700 South Harlem Ave (between Roosevelt Road and Cermak Road). In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Makom Solel Lakeside, Highland Park, Illinois, Temple Beth Israel, Skokie, Illinois, or Temple Beth-El, Northbrook, Illinois. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals – Buffalo Grove Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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I think back to how fond my parents were of your parents-and your many visits to Milwaukee. Much love, deborah

Deborah Kops
November 12, 2023