Funeral Details

Elaine S. Clearfield

March 25, 1925 - January 14, 2023


Date and Time

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 12 Noon


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Skokie Chapel
8851 Skokie Boulevard
Skokie, Illinois 60077
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Rabbi Rachel Kaplan Marks
Temple Beth Israel


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
1300 South Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park, Illinois 60130
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Memorial Contributions

The Ark Chicago
6450 North California Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60645


Elaine S. Clearfield, née Sherman, age 97.

Beloved wife of the late Dr. Francis Clearfield. Loving mother of William (Jill), Lawrence (Vivian Nunley), and Bruce (Richard Deutsch). Loving grandmother of Nicole Clearfield, step-grandmother of Michelle Baker and Jeffory Baker. Loving sister of the late Gwendolyn Barnett and the late brother-in-law Dr. George Barnett. Loving aunt of Laura Hansen (Jim), Daniel Barnett (Miriam), and Andrew Barnett (Cathy Rose). Loving great aunt of Rachel Hansen, Miya Barnett, and Bri Barnett. Loving companion of the late Henry Perlman, and the late Dr. Mel Berman. Cherished friend of Viva Gillio. Service Tuesday 12 Noon at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 8851 Skokie Blvd. (at Niles Center Road) Skokie. Interment Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Forest Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Ark Chicago, . To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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