In Memorial

Michael Firfer

Date of Death: January 2nd, 2021
18 Tevet 5781


Michael Firfer, 92, beloved husband for 40 years to Faina, nee Botvinnik; loving father of Marina (David) Dray and Anna (Daniel) Nadulek; cherished grandfather of Lily, Jacob and Ava Nadulek and Chaim (Sheina) Dray, Goldie (Yossi) Mellul, and Levi, Mendy and Chayah Dray; great grandfather of many; dear brother of Rahayl Grobshteyn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Magen David Adom (

Service Information

Service : Monday, January 4th at 12:00 pm
Service Location: Private Service-Live Stream Access - Shalom Memorial Park

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Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Private Family Shiva

Magen David Adom
20 W. 36th Street, 11th FL
New York, New York, 10018

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Guest Book & Memories

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January 4th, 2021

He was a kind and loving member of the family who’s smile would brighten anyone’s day. He was an amazing man who will forever be missed by family and friends.

~Sabrina Sullivan
~Cousin, Buffalo Grove, IL

January 4th, 2021

I loved seeing him at holidays. Whenever he saw me, he would walk o me with open arms and kiss me on the cheek, smiling the whole time. When I would see him play with his grandchildren, he was so energetic and loving. He was an incredible man.

~Cousin, Buffalo Grove, IL

January 4th, 2021

I will remember him as a caring and loving man who always made that extra effort to make sure those around him knew they were loved. He will be dearly missed and always remembered.

~Rebecca Sullivan
~cousin, buffalo grove, IL

January 4th, 2021

I remember the giant hugs he used to give us at family gatherings and the life advice he would give us for the future. I will never forget his kindness and love for us.

~Claire Sullivan
~Cousin, Buffalo Grove, IL


Yahrzeit Dates For Michael Firfer

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
18th of Tevet 578212/22/2021
18th of Tevet 57831/11/2023
18th of Tevet 578412/30/2023
18th of Tevet 57851/18/2025
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