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Beverly D. Gitelman of Chester

  • Beverly D. Gitelman

    Beverly D. Gitelman

 
updated: 4/15/2019 8:01 PM

Beverly D. Gitelman, 82, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 4:35 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Chester.

She was born to the late Leonard and Irma (nee Lundeen) Knudsen on July 3, 1936 in Chicago.

She married Sheldon "Shelly" E. Gitelman on April 24, 1984 in Chicago, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 2012.

Beverly worked at Pepsi-Cola and Ecko as a secretary for over 20 years.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Chester, where she was the church treasurer and attended Bible study. She was a member of Bridge Club and Book Club. She was a chairwoman of the Three Springs Women's Grievance Committee.

She is survived by her son, Martin Eric (Jean) Gombar of Wheaton, Illinois; a sister, Darlene (Gerald) Sharlog of Mount Prospect, Illinois; and a granddaughter, Taryn Breanne Gombar of Wheaton.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

The funeral service for Beverly D. Gitelman will begin at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Chester. The Rev. Edwin Reuter will officiate. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Chester.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15 and from 7:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Chester.

Memorials should be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or First Presbyterian Church, in Chester.

To view this obituary and sign the register book, visit www.wpfh.net.