Sylvia Pekay

Sylvia Pekay

Tuesday, May 27th, 1919 - Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Sylvia Pekay, nee Epstein, 99 ¾, beloved wife for 63 years of the late Milton; loving mother of Marc M. (Marsha) and Michael (Donna); adored grandmother of Joel (Danielle), Ross, Laura (David) Horwitch, Hayley (Gene Lisula) and Gwen (Scot) Pekay-Levine; proud great grandmother of Max, Anna, Zoe, Anna, Jacob, Taylor, Jace, Chloe, Demi, Jules, Shayna, Benjamin, Alec, Maya, Jenna, Brielle and the late Lacey: devoted daughter of the late Rabbi Ephraim and the late Hannah Epstein, cherished sister of the late Rabbi Harry (late Reva) Epstein of Atlanta, late Sidney, late Aaron David, and late Emmanuel (late Golda) Epstein, and the late Annabelle Temkin; fond sister-in-law of Rose Koff-Klein; treasured aunt to many loving nieces and nephews. Service Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove (1 blk N. of Lake Cook Rd.). Entombment at Shalom Memorial Park will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Lacey Horwitch Scholarship Fund at Glenbrook North High School, c/o Bonnie Schoenberg, 3216 Highland Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062 or Lacey Legacy/Chai Life, 6600 N. Lincoln Ave., #300, Lincolnwood, IL 60712. Please refrain from bringing in food into the shiva residence. For condolence information: The Goldman Funeral Group, (847) 478-1600.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Buffalo Grove Chapel - Under the Direction of The Goldman Funeral Group
    195 N. Buffalo Grove Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rabbi Aaron Melman
    Cantor Steven Stoehr
  • Interment

    Shalom Memorial Park Mausoleum - PRIVATE
    Entombment will be private.
  • Shiva

    Laura and David Horwitch Residence
    2400 Woodlawn Road
    NORTHBROOK, IL 60062
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Please refrain from bringing in food into the shiva residence. --- Wednesday from 4:30 p.m to 9:00 p.m. --- Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


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Patrick Swayze

Posted at 08:12pm

Patrick Swayze

Posted at 07:53pm

my sympathies


Posted at 05:53am
My condolences to the family. May God’s promise of a resurrection bring you comfort and hope during this difficult time. John 5:28, 29

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