Dorothy Diamond

Dorothy Diamond (Linker)

Wednesday, December 8th, 1920 - Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Dorothy Diamond (97, 1 week shy of 98), wife, and best friend of the late George; daughter of the late Mollie and Henry Linker, daughter-in-law of the late Jennie and Nathan Diamond; loving mother of Stuart (Marsha), Jim (Linda), Judy (Allan) Kaplan and the late Ira; beloved grandmother of Dawn (Paul) Gagerman, Leslie (Aron) Allenson, Howard (Cheryl) Diamond, Marci (Paul) Williams, Rabbi Rachel (Albert) Marks, Mollie Kaplan, and Scott (Lauren) Kaplan; bubbie of Jonah, Micah, and Sasha Gagerman, Sam, Emmet, and Hudson Allenson, Lindsey and Matthew Diamond, Max and Charlie Williams, and super bubbie to George Marks; sister of Shirley (the late Sheldon) Friedman; sister-in-law of the late Max (late Anita) Diamond, the late William (late Laura) Diamond, and the late Esther (late Morton) Wolin; aunt and great-aunt to many loving nieces, nephews, and dear friends; Proud and longest surviving member of the Nu Alpha Phi Sorority. She always said “I am the luckiest person alive!” Funeral service Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 12:00 p.m at Temple Chai, 1670 West Checker Road, Long Grove, IL 60047. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Robert Lurie Children’s Oncology Department, Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 | 12:00pm
    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 12:00pm
    Temple Chai
    1670 Checker Rd
    LONG GROVE, IL 60047
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    Rabbi Victor Weissberg
  • Interment

    Shalom Memorial Park
    1700 W. Rand Road
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  • Shiva

    Continental Restaurant - Dorothy Diamond Condolences
    788 S. Buffalo Grove Rd.
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    Tuesday from the cemetery until 9:00 p.m.


Donations are being accepted for: Robert Lurie Children's Oncology Department.


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