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In Loving Memory of

Sonya Goynshor

June 7th, 2024


We regret to inform you that Sonya "Sonny" Goynshor, nee Friedman, died on June 7th, 2024. Sonny lit up the room as soon as she entered with her smile and infectious laugh. She was an extraordinary wife, mother, nana, and friend. Sonny was the adored and loving mother to Jonathan Goynshor and Andrea Allouche; mother-in-love to Dr. Julie Goynshor and Gili Allouche; beloved Nana to Haylie and Lilly Goynshor and Ariel, Aeden, and Noa Allouche. She was an incredible wife to Fred Goynshor for 53 years; dearest sister of Rochelle "Ricki" (Alan) Lieberman; devoted daughter to the late Florence and Irv Friedman. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Accord Hospice, or Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF), Chapel service Monday, June 10, 2024, 12:15 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park. For information, including a link to view the service, shiva, and to leave condolences, or (847) 255-3520

Memorial Events

Shalom Chapel Service

Date & Time Monday 06/10/2024 at 12:15 PM

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


Address Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights


Home of Jon and Julie Goynshor
1335 Laurel Avenue
Deerfield, Illinois 60015

Following the service until 8 PM
minyan at 7 PM
Tuesday 11 AM until 4 PM
minyan at 12 PM

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