In Memorial

Hal Chaitkin

Date of Death: May 20th, 2021
9 Sivan 5781


Hal Chaitkin, age 104. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Natalie. Survived by his sons, Mark (Cecilia Storr), Stuart (Maria Merritt) and George (Millie Wolkowicz); grandchildren, Jennifer (Max) Puchtel, Betsy (Joel) Wertheim, Michael (Eva Noble); and great-grandchildren, Eli, Mira and Hannah Puchtel, and Naomi and Maya Wertheim. Hal was a proud veteran of World War II, serving almost 3 years overseas. He and his wife loved the Lyric Opera and the Chicago Symphony. He was an avid life-long fan of the Cubs, the Bears and the Blackhawks and always enjoyed an apple pancake from Walker Brothers. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alzheimer's Association, A private family service will be held at Shalom Memorial Park. Please attend via livestream,Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 PM. For the link to view the service and to leave condolences: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, or (847) 255-3520.

Service Information

Service : Wednesday, May 26th at 2:00 pm
Service Location: Graveside Service - Shalom Memorial Park

May His Memory Be For A Blessing

You are invited to view the recording of the funeral that took place on Wednesday May 26, 2021 by clicking on the link below. The link will remain available for 30 days.

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Shiva is private.
Notes of condolences may be sent to the Chaitkin Family
c/o Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

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

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Yahrzeit Dates For Hal Chaitkin

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
9th of Sivan 57826/8/2022
9th of Sivan 57835/29/2023
9th of Sivan 57846/15/2024
9th of Sivan 57856/5/2025
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