Eugene Solar

Eugene Jay Solar

Thursday, April 21st, 1927 - Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Eugene Jay Solar, age 91, was a family man; entrepreneur; practicing CPA for 70 years; trusted and knowledgeable advisor and friend; veteran of WWII and Korea; devotee of classical music; principled, honest, and ethical; President of Turning Point Behavioral Healthcare Center, Skokie, 1975 – 1981; beloved husband of Anne (nee Ritt) of Brooklyn, NY; loving father of Sharon Solar and Tod Chasin, David and Susan (nee Scelsa) Solar, and Amy Solar; proud and adoring grandfather of Ilana and Danny Chasin, Jennifer (fiancé Timothy Ammendola) and Lindsay Solar, and Becca, Rachel, and Jessi Zlotowicz; brother of the late Alice Solar (late Girard) Mills; brother-in law of Joseph (Freyda Libman) Ritt and Bonnie (Lou Lentini) Ritt; treasured uncle, cousin and friend to many. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 27, 1:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 3433 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077. For condolence information: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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  • Service

    Sunday, January 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Sunday, January 27th, 2019 1:00pm
    Congregation Beth Shalom
    3433 Walters Avenue
    NORTHBROOK, IL 60062
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    Rabbi Ari Averbach
  • Interment

  • Shiva

    Amy Solar Residence
    3108 Mary Kay Lane
    GLENVIEW, IL 60026
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    Sunday from the memorial service (approximately 2:30 p.m.) until 8 p.m. and Monday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Donations are being accepted for: Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.


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Private Condolence

Jane C. and David C. Garron

Posted at 03:43pm
Our condolences to Anne and all the rest of the Solars on the passing of Gene - a good man whose life was filled with good!

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