In Memorial

Paul Rubenstein

Date of Death: February 1st, 2019
26 in Shevat 5779


It is with a heavy heart that the family of Paul Max Rubenstein announces his passing on Friday February 1st, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Paul will be lovingly remembered by his wife Deborah, and his children Michelle(Colm), Rachel(Andrew), and Ari. Paul will also be fondly remembered by his grandchildren Ciara, Sarah, Michayla,and Asher. Also with fond memories is Paul's sister Elizabeth(Jerry), nieces Maura (Rick), Ellen (David), and their children Ruth, Ethan, and Emma. Paul, a graduate of Northwestern, was a talented writer of books and screenplays. As a teacher of screenwriting at Columbia College for 25 years, he helped encourage and develop screenwriting talent of many adored students and shared with them his passion for writing and film. Paul will be truly missed by his immediate and extended family, friends, former students, colleagues, and his four legged children, Elliot and Gracie who stole his heart when they entered his life and quieted his soul when he wrote. Chapel service Thursday February 7, 12:15 PM, at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment at Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Research at University of Chicago or The Anti-Cruelty Society. For information or condolences: 847-255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Thursday, February 7th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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Yahrzeit Dates For Paul Rubenstein

Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.

Gregorian Date
26th of Shevat 57802/21/2020
26th of Shevat 57812/8/2021
26th of Shevat 57821/28/2022
26th of Shevat 57832/17/2023
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