In Memorial

Sue R. Chait

Date of Death: May 2nd, 2022
1 Iyar 5782


Sue Chait, nee Retzky, 98, loving mother of Joanne (John) Gallagher and Loren "Lori" Chait Soria; cherished grandmother of Ellen (Shannon), Sean (Valerie), Leslie (Kurt) and Max; adored Bubbe of Blake, Elliott, Miles, Alec, Aidan, and Gemma; beloved sister of Betty, Eleanor and Harold. Sue was born and lived in Chicago most of her life where she raised her family. She volunteered regularly, worked until 80 years old and drove until 91. Sue loved going to the movies and spending time with friends. Matriarch of the family and Gramma Sue to all who knew her, she was most fulfilled when with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Sue leaves a legacy of love, laughter, and latkes. Chapel service 12:15 PM Friday at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Rd, Arlington Heights. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the JUF Ukraine Fund ( To leave condolences and for information, including a link to view service: or 847-255-3520

Service Information

Service : Friday, May 6th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Guest Book & Memories

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May 7th, 2022

So many years ago, my family and the Chaits were neighbors on Farwell Avenue.
My Mother (Dorothy) and Sue were friends. I remember Sue as a kind and gentle Mother. Lori and I played together, and Sue always welcomed me in. Sympathy to Sue’s family.

~Neighbor, Buffalo Grove, IL

May 6th, 2022

Aunt Joanne & Family,
We send our sincerest condolences on the passing of your dear sweet Mom and Gramma Sue! We will remember her fondly as always the woman in the room with an ever present smile!
May Peace be upon her as she rests from a long, joyful life! May your memories bring you comfort!

~Eileen & John Kulis
~, Lemont, il

May 5th, 2022

Grandma Sue and Joanne, 2017 Nita and Jerry Goodman

Grandma Sue was a kind and gentle woman. She remains in the hearts and memory of many.
May her memory be blessed

~Nita and Jerry Goodman
~Friend, Buffalo Grove


Yahrzeit Dates For Sue R. Chait

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
1st of Iyyar 57834/22/2023
1st of Iyyar 57845/9/2024
1st of Iyyar 57854/29/2025
1st of Iyyar 57864/18/2026
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