Eleanor S. Segal
Eleanor Shirley Segal, Ph.D., (nee Aronson), 91, clinical social worker, formerly of Evanston, passed away peacefully November 27, 2018, at home in Chicago. After attending Chicago's Nettelhorst Elementary School, Eleanor was valedictorian at Senn High School, earned her B.S. from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her M.S.W. from Loyola University. At the age of 67, she completed her Ph.D. at the Institute for Clinical Social Work and worked in private practice and in Child and Family Services for the Salvation Army. Loving wife of the late Dr. Peter B. Segal; devoted mother of Maria (Richard Blender) Segal and Dr. Laura B. Segal; proud grandmother ("Nonnie") of Lily and Isaac Blender and Zachary and David DiGena-Segal; sister of June (the late Bob) Rambach. Aunt, colleague, friend, and mentor to many. Daughter of the late Joseph Aronson and Hannah Schaner Aronson. The family wishes to thank caregiver Tajana Ferguson and many wonderful women from Senior Helpers. Services were held. Memorial donations may be made in her name to www.skyart.org or www.mikvachallenge.org. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058 or www.cremation-society.com.


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Published by Chicago Tribune from Nov. 29 to Dec. 6, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
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Calling hours
5:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Segal-Blender residence
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Memorial service
1:00p.m.
Emanuel Congregation
5959 N Sheridan Rd., Chicago, Illinois
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Shiva
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My sincere condolences to your family for the loss of your love one. May the God of comfort be with you during this sad occasion and may his loving words at John 6:40 console your heart.
Z L
December 7, 2018
Marie & Isaac-
I am so so sorry to hear of Eleanor's passing. Sending love, hugs and kisses from our family to yours. May her memory be a blessing. -Alissa Fields & Noel Versten
December 3, 2018
To the family: I am so sorry to hear about Eleanor's passing. She and Peter were a marvelous couple and were always interested in my art career and my 2 sons' medical careers. Her love of animals, as I am, when we spoke, was always uplifting. My husband Edwin Aronson was her first cousin. She will be truly missed....Adele Soll Aronson
November 30, 2018
I was sorry to hear of Ellie's passing--she and Peter were important members of our condo community. I remember the day we took Lily and my granddaughter Kayla to the Museum of Science and Industry. I am not able to attend shiva but will make a contribution to Mikva Challenge in Ellie's memory.
Rhita Lippitz
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November 30, 2018
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November 29, 2018
November 29, 2018
May the love of friends, family and God carry you through your grief - Ecclesiastes 4:9, 10.
J O
November 29, 2018