Funeral Details

Barbara Evelyn Calisoff

December 6, 1945 - June 12, 2024


Date and Time

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 10:00 AM


Chicago Jewish Funerals
Buffalo Grove Chapel
195 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Rabbi Stephen Hart


Shalom Memorial Park
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004
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Continental Restaurant
788 South Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
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Immediately following the interment.

Memorial Contributions

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73123


Barbara Evelyn Calisoff nee Freeman, 78

Beloved wife of Gilbert Calisoff. Loving mother of Randy Lyle Calisoff and Jaymi Lynn (Doron) Shoham. Cherished grandmother of Kylie Shoham, Katherine Calisoff and Melanie Calisoff. Devoted daughter of the late Samuel and Sylvia Freeman. Dear sister of Linda (Alvin) Kenzer and the late Eleanor (Jerry) Joseph, Mildred (the late Alan) Rosenberg, Larry (the late Helen) Freeman, Irving Freeman and Sandi Freeman. Service Wednesday, 10:00 am at Chicago Jewish Funerals, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Road (one block North of Lake Cook Rd.) Buffalo Grove. Interment Shalom Cemetery. To view the service online, please visit our website. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 would be appreciated. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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So many memories of laughing together, exchanging advice, providing me with your wisdom, and of course Jewish recipes! Aunt Barbara, you left us way too soon. I’ll love you and miss you always.

Sheryl Rosenberg Thouin
June 14, 2024
May Barbara Rest in Peace and her Memory be a Blessing. Sincerely, Norm Berliant , Eric Berliant, Gary Berliant, and Gigi Green

Barbarra Calisoff
June 16, 2024