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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Edward A. Samuels


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Memorial Contributions

Jewish United Fund
30 South Wells Street
Chicago, Illinois 60606


Edward "Big Ed" Samuels, almost 94. Beloved husband of the late Lois Samuels nee Marks. Loving father of Sharon Samuels, Steve (Cathy) Samuels and Scott (Maddy) Samuels. Proud grandfather of Eric (Jessica), Melanie, Jaime (David), Ryan and Jensen. Dear brother of the late William (Susie) Samuels. Devoted uncle, cousin and dear friend of many. Eddie was a die-hard fan of the Cubs and the Bears, a lover of hot pastrami sandwiches, and above all else, a man whom family and friends could count on for anything. He was a true mensch and will be greatly missed by all. To keep everyone safe and healthy, the interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Jewish United Fund, 30 S. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60606, To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Jerry and Debbie Hadesman

Eddie was a huge part of our life for many years. We had many meals, conversations, and a wonderful cruise to Alaska with him. We enjoyed many stories of his life experiences. He shared in many of our family's mitzvahs. He was a loving, caring companion to my mother Diane. Our deepest condolences to the family. Eddie was loved deeply by our family.

Howard and Janice Hadesman

Were sorry to hear about the loss of Eddy. As you know, he was a groomsman at my parents wedding and later he became an extremely close friend to the family a loving companion to my mother.

Thomas Herz

During the last year I recall on so many occasions that I would speak to Steve and be told that he had to get off the phone so that he could finish a hand of cards with his father, Ed. Life is made up of millions of small moments which make life great and make memories greater. I know that the memories your family created with your husband, grandfather, father, brother, uncle and son will last forever and into future generations. He was a good man as evidenced by all of you. Love to your family. Tom and Hallie Herz

Susan and Richard Klein

Richard and I are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Eddie at our family life events of which there have been so many. He will be missed.
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