Service Information

Service : Thursday, September 7th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service
Shalom Memorial Funeral Home
1700 West Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Shiva Information

Private Family Shiva

American Friends of Magen David Adom
Suncoast Hospice


Harry Greenwald, 93, beloved husband of Brenda Kolar; loving father of Jacqui, Larry (Jessa), and Brad (Peggy); treasured and proud PopPop of Gabrielle, Zachary, Rebecca, Myles, and Trevor; devoted son of the late L. Leo and Regina Greenwald; dear friend to many.

Harry graduated from Syracuse University. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Salem CA-139 and USS Randolph CVA-15. Harry enjoyed sailing, travel, tennis, and history. He was a member of the Plastics Pioneer Association and was a leader in the plastics industry with his distributorship, molding, fabrication tool, plumbing businesses. He also founded the first industry magazine devoted exclusively to plastics distributors. Harry was a philanthropist supporting many organizations such as the Lupus Society, Hadassah (to support Hadassah Medical Centers in Israel), ORT America, Jewish National Fund, Magen David Adom, Give Kids The World Village, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Ronald McDonald House and Cohen Children’s Hospital.

Chapel service 12:15 PM Thursday, September 9th at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hadassah (, American Friends of Magen David Adom (, or Suncoast Hospice ( To leave condolences and for information, including link to view service: or 847-255-3520.

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