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Obituary for Howard B. Hirschfield

Howard B.  Hirschfield
Howard B. Hirschfield, age 94, of Highland Park, graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point, retired partner with Pankow Associates; beloved husband for 71 years of the late Lois, nee Cohen; loving father of David (Pamela), Ira (Tom Hansen), and the late Jack M.; adored grandfather of Jack (Michelle), Micah (Sarah) and Marni (Sebastian) Gomez; proud great grandfather of Vivian, William, Miriam and Jacob; devoted son of the late Irving and the late Dorothy; cherished brother of Allen (Nancy); dear brother-in-law of Benjamin “Buddy” (Bernice) Cohen; treasured uncle and friend to many. Howard was a great golfer; he played for the West Point Golf Team. Service Friday, 10:00 a.m. at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, 1175 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL 60035. Interment Memorial Park, Skokie. In lieu of flowers, contributions to NEXT for Autism, 3 East 54th St., New York, NY 10022, www.nextforautism.org, Jack and Mildred Cohen Religious School, North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, or The West Point Jewish Chapel Fund, P.O. Box 84, West Point, NY 10996. Info: The Goldman Funeral Group, www.goldmanfuneralgroup.com (847) 478-1600.
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