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Erwin Harris

Erwin R. Harris

Saturday, October 4th, 1924 - Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Erwin Ralph Harris, age 94, of Chicago, passed away on March 12th; beloved husband of the late Lyia Rose Harris; loving father of Renee (Joseph) Pontrille, Sheila (Bill) Pollack, Morey (Jackie) Harris, and Ira Harris; adored grandfather of Michael and Nina Caruso, Lyndsey Harris, and the late Stephanie Tinnerella; proud great grandfather of James, Rachael, and Nicole Tinnerella, Alicia and Lola Caruso. Service Friday, 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel, 8851 Skokie Blvd., Skokie (at Niles Center Rd.). Interment Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org or a non-kill animal shelter. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, March 15th, 2019 2:00pm
    Skokie Chapel - Under the Direction of The Goldman Funeral Group
    8851 Skokie Boulevard
    SKOKIE, IL 60077
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    Rabbi Steven Stark-Lowenstein
  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery
    9900 Gross Point Road
    SKOKIE, IL 60076
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    Section: Makom Shalom
  • Reception

    Jolly Inn Restaurant - Erwin Harris Condolences
    6501 W. Irving Park Road
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    Friday following the cemetery at 4:30 p.m.



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Private Condolence

Trudi Goodman

Posted at 09:56pm
May He Be Most Happiest In Paradise! ❤

Dr. Michael Greenberg

Posted at 08:29am
I am sad to hear about the passing of Erwin. It was a mitzvah to meet and interview him about his war service which was included in a recently published book about Jewish GIs guarding German POWs in the US during WWII. It was an honors to give him a copy of the book several weeks ago. May his memory forever be a blessing.

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