Anita Rubin Goldsmith nee Benson, 97; beloved wife of the late Morton Rubin and the late Edward Goldsmith; loving mother of Barb (Steve) Kitsberg, Howard (Cheri) Rubin and Judy (John) Dahlberg, Ronald (Minnie) Goldsmith and Neil Goldsmith; adoring Bub of Michelle (Raul) Saias, Julie (Elad) Bachar, David Kitsberg, Sara (Evan) Koslow, Mark (Maggie) Rubin, Rachel (Jared) Neuhausen, Max and Emma Dahlberg, Michael (Ari) Goldsmith and Caryn (Andy) Engle; proud Bub to great grandchildren Ari, Shua, Nachum, Yitzi, Malka, Miriam, Itai, Danielle, Teddy, Gideon, Asher, Eleanor, Dominic, Gwen, Madeline, Lyla, Becca, Sammy, Jack and Olivia; dear sister of Bill Benson and the late Bernice Posner; treasured aunt, cousin and friend of many. Anita was the very loving, strong and independent matriarch of our family and will be dearly missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago or to the charity of your choice. Graveside service Wednesday, 10:00 AM at Shalom Memorial Park. Our family requests you to be vaccinated and wear a mask to attend the service and shiva. For information and to leave condolences: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

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Service : Wednesday, September 1st at 10:00 am
Service Location: Graveside Service -Shalom Memorial Park

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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