In Memorial

Merle Wasserman

Date of Death: February 10th, 2021
28 Shevat 5781


Merle Wasserman nee Fisher, 82, beloved wife of Joel for 60 years; loving mother of Neal (Deborah), Gail and Jay (Julie) Wasserman; cherished Grandma of Refael, Shaina and David. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or NAAF. For information, including a link to view the service or to leave condolences, Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Friday, February 12th at 10:00 am
Service Location: Private Service-Live Stream Access - Memorial Park Cemetery

May Her Memory Be A Blessing.

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When: Feb 12, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Viewneral Service Name: Merle Wasserman Funeral Service

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Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road

Shiva Information

Virtual Shiva
Friday, 2 PM - 5 PM

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Topic: Wasserman Shiva
Time: Feb 12, 2021 02:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Neal Wasserman
355 Red Oak Lane
Highland Park, IL 60035

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February 14th, 2021

Merle (and Joel) were great friends to my parents and so supportive after my father's death two years ago. I'm so sorry to hear of Merle's passing, and hope that her family can find solace in happy memories of a life well lived. Please accept my deepest condolences at this sad, sad time.

~Andrew Mills
~, Bexley, OH

February 14th, 2021

Dear Joel, Gail, Neal and Jay and the whole family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Merle was such a fine lady. We always enjoyed her company and her sense of humor. She was a good listener and had a good memory for people’s personal details. It is a sad thing for you to lose her and we send you our love.
Ilana and Marc

~Ilana and Marc Platt
~Friends, Highland Park IL 60035

February 12th, 2021

Joel, so very sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. My condolences to your family, as well. Leslee

~Leslee Pollakoff Goldman

February 12th, 2021

Joel and Family

Our sincere sympathy on the unexpected passing of Merle

Anne Malatesta and family

~Anne Malatesta
~Inlaw, Medford MA

February 12th, 2021

I have known and playedMahJong with Merle for many years with different people. Merle was gentle sweet woman and she was a pleasure to be with. Please accept my sincere condolences for your great loss. Do hope Joel is doing better. Fondly, Norene

~Friend, Northbrook

February 12th, 2021

Dear Joel and the entire Wasserman Family,

It's with great sorrow that we extend our sympathy to you. We will miss Merle and her wonder attitude and humor. We always enjoyed ourselves when we were together. She was such a nice person.

Thinking of all of you, Shelly and Ivan Berk

~Empty Nesters Haverah, WILMETTE

February 12th, 2021

Will miss you my friend and my canasta in peace

~Lynn Barnett
~Friend, Northbrook, Illinois

February 12th, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. When Matt and I moved in, we were blessed to have Merle and Joel for neighbors. I have so many wonderful memories! Merle was always there for me.... I was so lucky to be included in your family.
I was looking back at pictures... before cell phones.
Miss you all!

~Janette Weiner Arbit


Yahrzeit Dates For Merle Wasserman

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
28th of Shevat 57821/30/2022
28th of Shevat 57832/19/2023
28th of Shevat 57842/7/2024
28th of Shevat 57852/26/2025
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