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In Loving Memory of

Harry O. Hefter

March 13th, 2024


Harry O. Hefter, 94, beloved husband of Marilyn Hefter, née Mora, happily married for 71 years; loving father of Steve (Janice) Hefter, Janice (David) Blum, and Richard (Tracey) Hefter; cherished Popi of Justin (Lauren) and Shira Hefter, Stuart (Jeanne) and Derek Blum, Kayla, Sam and Sophie Hefter; adored great-grandfather of Stella and Scarlet Blum and Michael Hefter; Harry was preceded in death by his brother David Hefter and sister Lilly Brill. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Elvie and Shenna for their loving care and devotion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to StandWithUs, . Funeral service Friday, March 15, 11:00 AM at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Road, Highland Park. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. For information, including a link to view the service, shiva, and to leave condolences, or (847) 255-3520.

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Synagogue Service

Date & Time Friday 03/15/2024 at 11:00 AM

Address North Suburban Congregation Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


North Suburban Synagogue Beth El
1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Following interment until 5:00 PM

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