Northbrook's Albert Chafetz, Former WW2 Pilot, Died Wednesday
A funeral for the retired World War 2 and Korean conflict pilot will be held on Monday in Norridge.
The following obituary was provided by Chicago Jewish Funerals.
Albert Chafetz, of Northbrook, died on Wednesday. He was 92.
Chafetz was a retired United States Arms Forces Major Senior Pilot during World War 2 and the Korean conflict.
He was the beloved husband and best friend of Ellyn nee Padnos. Loving father of Richard (Galina) Wendy, Terri (Daniel) Herzog, proud grandfather of Jacob, Emily, Melissa, Sam and Charlie.
Brother to Norman and Darlene Padnos, loving uncle and friend too many.
A Service will be held for family only on Monday, Dec. 3 at 11:00 a.m. at the Westlawn Mausoleum Chapel, 7801 W.Montrose in Norridge, with interment to follow at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory to Honor Flight Chicago 938 West Montana Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, www.honorflightchicago.org would be appreciated.
Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals – Buffalo Grove Chapel, (847) 229-8822, www.cjfinfo.com.