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Obituary for Jerome Sheldon "Jerry" Berkelhamer

Jerome “Jerry” Berkelhamer, age 90. Loving husband of 62 years to Elizabeth (nee Rubenstein); devoted Diddy to Maura Berkelhamer (Rick Geye) and Ellen Berkelhamer (David Samuels); proud Zaidepa to grandchildren Ruth, Ethan and Emma; cherished brother of Rita Berkelhamer Janowitz and the late Joyce Dow; treasured uncle to Sheri (Rein) Mussar, Maureen (Greg) Shelton, Michelle (Colm) Egan and Rachel (Andy) Marks; fond brother-in-law to Debbie Rubenstein, Carole Rubenstein and Jim Dow, and a beloved great-uncle and cousin to many. Preceded in death by his beloved parents Maurice and Jeanette (nee Swislovsky) Berkelhamer, loving little sister Joyce, and wonderful brothers-in-law Paul Rubenstein and Jules Janowitz. Services Friday, March 10, 2023, 10:30 AM at Temple Beth El, 3610 Dundee Road, Northbrook. Interment Westlawn. Family and friends who can't attend are welcome to watch the service and interment on Jerry's webpage live beginning at 10:30 AM CST, Friday March 10, 2023 or any time after on . In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jerry’s memory to the Council for Jewish Elderly or JewishGen The Home for Jewish Genealogy Arrangement by Mitzvah Memorial Funerals, 630-Mitzvah (630-648-9824)