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In Loving Memory of

Gerald Morton Goldman

June 29th, 2024


Gerald “Jerry” Morton Goldman, age 87, of Suwanee, GA, formerly of Glenview, IL; beloved husband and best friend for 63 years of Sherry Goldman, nee Orelove; loving father of Ross Goldman, Tammy (Joel) Plofsky, Heidi (Scott) Volk, and Dana (Joe) Sternberg; adoring Papa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren, Harris (Erica), Stephan (Jordan), and Travis Plofsky, Akiva (Shifra) Meyerowitz, Dafna (Yehoshua) Sack, Tzipporah (Yaakov) Baral, Hannah and Evan Sternberg, Calev and Nava; devoted son of the late Isadore and the late Sarah Goldman; dear brother-in-law of Stanton (Barbara) Orelove. Jerry was an executive in the auto leasing business for 50 years. He was a great negotiator, using his strong interpersonal skills to achieve the optimal lease or purchase price for his clients. He served honorably in the U.S. Army during the post Korean era. Jerry loved western movies, especially ones with John Wayne. Most importantly, his family was the center of his universe. He will be so dearly missed. Service Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. CT at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove (1 block N. of Lake Cook Rd.). The service will be livestreamed on Jerry’s webpage at Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), Info: The Goldman Funeral Group (847) 478-1600.

Arrangements by Goldman Funeral Group.

Memorial Events


Date & Time Wednesday 07/03/2024 at 10:00 AM

Address Buffalo Grove Chapel - Under the Direction of The Goldman Funeral Group

195 N. Buffalo Grove Road

Phone (847) 478-1600

OfficiatorCantor Steven Stoehr


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road


Address Dafna and Yehoshua Sack Residence
2956 W. Chase Avenue

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Wednesday from the cemetery (approximately 1:00 p.m.) to 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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