In Memorial

Rachel Dayan

Date of Death: April 29th, 2021
17 Iyar 5781


Rachel Dayan, nee Pinto, of West Rogers Park, formerly of Marrakesh, Morocco. Beloved wife of the late Albert. Cherished mother of Jacques Dayan, Serge Dayan, Marc Dayan, Clement Dayan, Aviva Dayan Malatka (Lee Malatka), Danielle Dayan and Gary Dayan, and beloved grandmother of Jenna Dayan, Marc Dayan Jr, Curtis Bernard, John Bernard, Jacqueline Bernard, and Chloe Dayan. Many loving nieces, nephews, and friends who adored her. Known for her legendary dinners, particularly at holiday times, and for her traditional Moroccan Hennas. Rachel was a captivating storyteller, and engaged and entertained people with her many recollections of her younger years in Morocco, stories that were made all the more entertaining with her signature sense of humor. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rachel's name to any of the following: Hospice of Santa Cruz County,, Alzheimer's Association,, or Sephardic Congregation, Private graveside service. Please attend via livestream, Tuesday 10 AM. For the link to view the service, shiva information or to leave condolences, Shalom memorial Funeral Home, or (847) 255-3520.

Service Information

Service : Tuesday, May 4th at 10:00 am
Service Location: Private Service-Live Stream Access - Memorial Park Cemetery

May Her Memory Be A Blessing.

You are invited as a guest to the Viewneral® Funeral Service noted below.

When: Tuesday, May 04, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)
Viewneral Service Name: Rachel Dayan Funeral Service

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Memorial Park Cemetery
9900 Gross Point Road

Shiva Information

Gary Dayan Residence
4165 West Berteau Avenue
Chicago, IL 60641

Tuesday following the service
Wednesday and Thursday
1pm-3 pm and 7 pm - 9:30 pm

Hospice of Santa Cruz County
Alzheimer's Association
Sephardic Congregation

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Guest Book & Memories

Share Your Memories of Rachel Dayan
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May 6th, 2021

Rachel was a very loving person, and I had some wonderful dinners at her home, I have known the family for many years and each and every one has been very kind to all of us. Rachel will be missed, and I am so happy that all of her children had so many years with her.
Rose and Don Biewald

~Rose and Don Biewald
~Aunt to Jenna and Marc Dayan, Chicago Il

May 4th, 2021

New Rachel since arriving from Maroc,from Sephardic congregation.join with her family &olso sisterhood. Attend bar mitzvah of Gary help in preparing the meal all night ,helping her the meal for Simha Torah .attend Hena of celebration of some of her children .Remember when found out the ladies of sisterhood going in nursing home visiting Mrs Farida Sassouness, she wanted to join us .so she took apon herself to visit her often bringing her food,cologne talk to her &smile singing to her.before moving with her daughter in California.I use to visit her every Shabbat. Like to talk obout her life growing up the love of her beloved husband Albert a”h” I new him. The love of her children & proud of grandchildren Very nice family. May her Neshama rest in Gan Eden &pray for all her loved ones.Amen!!!!

~Angele Schreim
~Dear friend, Chicago il60645

May 4th, 2021

Ellen & I are so sorry we were unable to attend in person, but the Rabbi's service was lovely. With deepest sympathy and kindest regards,
Felix & Ellen Dayan

~Felix Dayan
~Nephew, Glenview


Yahrzeit Dates For Rachel Dayan

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 Iyyar 57825/18/2022
17th of Iyyar 57835/8/2023
17th of Iyyar 57845/25/2024
17th of Iyyar 57855/15/2025
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