In Memorial

Bernard B. Zelinger

Date of Death: October 13th, 2020
25 in Tishri 5781


Dr. Bernard B. Zelinger, 99, Holocaust Survivor, beloved husband and best friend of Helen, née Rynski, for 73 wonderful years; loving father of Allan (Caryn) Zelinger and Lucy (Richard) Port; cherished Papa of Marissa Zelinger, Bradley Zelinger, Lauren (Randy) Schneiderman and Arielle Port; adored great-grandpa of Hannah Schneiderman; devoted son of the late Chana and Baruch Zelinger; dear brother of the late Lucia Zelinger; treasured friend of many. Bernard served in the US Army as a medical doctor during the Korean War and was a distinguished obstetrician /gynecologist for 40 years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center ( or the Alzheimer's Association ( Services are private. To leave condolences and for information, including a link to view the service: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Friday, October 16th at 2:00 pm
Service Location: Private Graveside Service - Shalom Memorial Park

May His Name Be A Memory.

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Funeral service was held October 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Private Shiva

Notes of condolence may be sent to:
The Zelinger Family
C/O Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 W. Rand road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois, 60077

Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Avenue, Floor 17
Chicago, Illinois 60601

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Yahrzeit Dates For Bernard B. Zelinger

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
25th of Tishri 578210/1/2021
25th of Tishri 578310/20/2022
25th of Tishri 578410/10/2023
25th of Tishri 578510/27/2024
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