Robert is a lifetime resident of the Chicago area, growing up in Northbrook and graduating from Glenbrook North High School. He attended Drake University and continued his education at Worsham College of Mortuary Science, serving as an apprentice at Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home during this time. After graduating, he began his journey as a funeral director at Weinstein & Piser, where he’s served families since 1990.
Through the tragic and untimely death of his own father, Robert came to understand how truly difficult it is when a loved one passes away. This gave him the strength, compassion and knowledge to help families during one of the toughest times of their lives. As a proud part of our team for a quarter of a century, Robert has helped more than 2,800 families during the difficult experience of losing a loved one. He provides and coordinates catered services to each family to ensure their needs are properly met, and says, "My main goal is hoping that I can ease some of the pain that our families are going through."
Through numerous speaking engagements at synagogues and schools, Robert has educated many people about death, dying and funeral arrangements. He was a former member of Congregation Beth Shalom in Northbrook and Beth Am of Buffalo Grove. He is currently a member of the Jewish Funeral Directors Association as well as a Board Member of B’nai Brith Sport Loge, and Ravenna Property.
Robert has enjoyed being a part of the B’nai Brith bowling league since the 1990s. He lives in Long Grove with his wife and their 2 children.
Jamie Allison Greenebaum
A native of Highland Park, Jamie is a long-time resident of the Chicagoland Jewish community who has chosen to stay and put down roots. Jamie believes it is where she and her family truly belong. A licensed funeral director, has been with Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home since October 2014.
Jamie is the 3rd generation of her family to graduate from Highland Park High School. She attended Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois. Jamie is involved in several Jewish organizations, including Keshet. This organization has a special meaning for her, as she has a brother who is autistic and has benefited immensely from her interaction with Keshet’s staff and Jewish teachings. Jamie belongs to North Shore Congregation Israel in Glencoe and can be found there most Fridays, singing along at Shabbat services and chatting with friends over challah.
Todd A Lovcik
A native of Chicago, Todd Lovcik grew up in the western suburbs before attending Xavier University and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. As a funeral director since 1989, he has helped many families through one of the most challenging stages of their lives and has been serving as a funeral director at Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home since 2007. Todd is committed to maintaining the highest standards, paying personal attention to the needs of each family.
When he is not serving families, Todd is active in several sports organizations, including the Edgebrook-Sauganash Athletic Association and the adult hockey leagues of the North Shore and northwest suburbs. He also is an active member of the American Diabetes Association Tour De Cure of Chicago.
Todd and his wife are the parents of two sons.
Ronald was born in the West Rodgers Park neighborhood and raised in the Northwest suburbs. After graduating from Streamwood High School, Ron went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and zoology from Western Illinois University. Upon graduation, he enrolled at Worsham College of Mortuary Science and began his career in funeral service on September 1, 1988. Ron’s gentle humor and ability to connect with families has made him an asset to our team.
When he is not assisting families, Ron is an active member of Congregation Kol Emeth, where he serves on numerous committees and sits on the board of directors. He has also served as president of his Homeowners Association for over 20 years. His passion for music has led him to ringing handbells in a local handbell choir since 1992.
Alan M Yaffe
Funeral director and former owner of Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home, Alan has provided compassionate care to families since 1957, dedicating himself to serving others and helping families honor the memories of their loved ones. Alan has long been active in the Jewish community, serving for 17 years as a member of the board of directors of North Shore Congregation Israel and as a board member of the Jewish Community Center. He is also past president of Briarwood Country Club and of the Jewish Council for Youth Services.
Alan is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area. He grew up in Chicago, Wilmette and Deerfield and graduated from New Trier Township High School. He attended the University of Wisconsin and Worsham College of Mortuary Science. He and his wife have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.
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