Service Information

Service : Tuesday, January 17th at 12:15 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service – Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Shiva Information

Shiva will be observed at the home of
Vanessa del Valle and Aaron Simon
5122 W. Winnemac Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630

Tuesday, following internment until 7:30 PM
Wednesday and Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

(Ma’ariv/Minyan) 7:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, Illinois 60077


Jay Melvin “Mel” Simon, 89, beloved son of Etta and Arthur (both z”l); devoted husband of 63 years to Sheila (nee Sherman); dear brother to Julius (Ruth) Simon (both z”l), Helen (Herman z”l) Lewis, and Phyllis (Louis z”l) Stock; loving father of Glenn (Randi), Lawrence, and Deborah; treasured grandpa to Aaron (Vanessa) and Shira (Seth); adored uncle to many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Chapel service Tuesday, January 17, 12:15 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment following at Shalom Memorial Park. For additional information, shiva and a link to view the service online, visit Shalom Memorial Funeral Home,, 847-255-3520.

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