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In Loving Memory of

Paula Kaufman-Dajani

April 1st, 2024


Paula Kaufman-Dajani, 73, passed away on April 1, 2024. Beloved wife of Imad; loving daughter of the late Dr. Richard I. and Marian Kaufman; much loved sister of Shari (Harvey) Shapiro, Jo Ellen (James) Porges, Louis (Jill Garland) Kaufman and the late Steven Alan; dear sister in-law of Mohammad Dajani; devoted aunt of Marissa (Adam) Samit, Jason Shapiro, Jacob Kaufman, Rachel Kaufman and Rouba Dajani; dear friend of Raed and Huda Khatib. Paula enjoyed traveling, loved ballet, art and the theater. She was a generous, kind and caring person, with a great sense of humor and a laugh that was unforgettable. Paula treasured her friends and loved dogs. She was a talented and dedicated X-Ray Tech who loved her career. Family meant everything to Paula, especially her beloved Imad. Paula truly left a mark on the hearts of all she touched and she will be truly missed. Memorial donations in her honor can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Interment Shalom Memorial Park. Chapel service, Wednesday, April 3, 2024; 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. For the link to view the service, shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Wednesday 04/03/2024 at 02:30 PM

Address Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


The Family will be receiving calls of condolence at:
The Home of Louis Kaufman and Jill Garland
1780 Clavey Road
Highland Park, Illinois 60022

Following the service until 9 PM

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