Service Information

Service : Wednesday, November 8th at 1:00 pm
Service Location: Graveside Service
Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

Shiva Information

The Family will be receiving calls of condolence ar:
The Letwat Residence
2715 N. Kennicott Avenue
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

Following the service until 9 PM

Magen David Adom


Sy E. Shimanovsky, 85, passed away on November 4, 2023. Beloved husband for 24 years to the love of his life the late Roberta; loving father of Roger (Carrie), David (Suzy) and Sheryl (David) Letwat; loved step-father of Mark (Dee) Wolf, Blake and Brad Wolf; cherished “Grandpa Sy” of Jacob (fiancee’ Rebecca Bloom) Letwat, Noah Letwat, Matthew (Emma), Lauren (Zach) Schwartz, Brett and Emily Shimanovsky; dear great-grandpa; much loved brother of the late Jack (the late Jeanette) Shane, the late Evelyn (the late Bernie) Frank, the late Seymour (the late Elaine) Shiman, the late Burt (Judy) and the late Blanche (the late Fred) Simon; loved uncle, great uncle and friend to everyone. Sy was a dedicated Chicago White Sox fan, he loved cameras, he was an amateur photographer that could be found taking pictures of just about everything. He had such a loved for the hobby that he built a dark room for photo processing in his home. Sy was very proud of Jewish Heritage. Memorial donations in his honor may be made to the Magen David Adom, Graveside service, Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 1 PM at Shalom Memorial Park 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL. For a link to view the service, shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847)255-3520.

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