Jeff Karp, age 79, respected certified public accountant, life-long Cubs fan, and pursuer of knowledge; beloved husband for 56 years of Sharon; nee Litwin; loving father of Laurie (Scott) Echales, Leslie (Jeff) Schwartz and Michelle (Tim) Faselt; adored grandpa of Melanie (Allison), Drew, Sydney, Austin, Lucas, Robbie and Jackie; devoted son of the late Jack and Charlotte; cherished brother of the late Judy Berens; dear brother-in-law of Stu (Pam) Litwin; treasured uncle and friend to many. Service Thursday, 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel, 195 N. Buffalo Grove Rd., Buffalo Grove (1 blk N. of Lake Cook Rd.). Interment Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.