In Memorial

Joyce Saffir

Date of Death: February 11th, 2020
17 in Shevat 5780


Joyce Saffir, nee Dessen, 98, beloved wife of the late Harold; loving mother of Elinor Horvath, Larry Saffir, Ken (Andrea) Saffir, Janice Saffir (Paul Stephens) and Judy (Mark) Hoffman; cherished Savta of Brian (Wendy) Horvath, Joel (Diane) Horvath, Sheera (Russ) Herrell, Zeev Saffir (Nikki Kopelson), Yoel Saffir, Naomi Hoffman (Loren Bach), Rena (Roberto) Munster and Gila Hoffman (Asaf Ben-Gai); adored Great Savta of eight. Funeral service Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at 11 AM at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. Interment Jewish Oakridge Cemetery which is within Oakridge-Glen Oaks Cemetery, 4301 Roosevelt Road, Hillside. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hadassah Chicago-North Shore. For information and condolences, Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Thursday, February 13th at 11:00 am
Service Location: Synagogue Service - North Suburban Synagogue Beth El

Jewish Oakridge Cemetery
4301 W. Roosevelt Road

Shiva Information

Saffir Residence
1143 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Thursday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and 7:30 PM to 9 PM (Ma’ariv at 7:30 PM)
Friday 7:15 AM to 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Shacharit at 7:15 AM)
Saturday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 8:45 AM to 12 Noon (Shacharit at 8:45 AM)

Please do not attend Shiva if you feel ill or are contagious. Yoel is receiving chemotherapy and family members cannot be exposed to illness.
Thank you for your understanding.

Additional parking is available in the parking lot of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. Access the Saffir home via the gate close to the rear of the synagogue on the south side of the building.

Hadassah Chicago-North Shore
60 Revere Drive, Suite 800
Northbrook, Illinois 60062
(847) 205-1900

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Yahrzeit Dates For Joyce Saffir

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
17th of Shevat 57811/30/2021
17th of Shevat 57821/19/2022
17th of Shevat 57832/8/2023
17th of Shevat 57841/27/2024
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