Clare "Chaikey" P. Greenberg

November 26, 1928May 10, 2022
Obituary of Clare "Chaikey" P. Greenberg
Clare "Chaikey" Greenberg, nee Pomerantz, 93. Beloved wife of the late Daniel; devoted mother of Ruth (Dan) Bernkopf, Aaron (Jinny Colin) Greenberg, and Joseph (Mary Bowler) Greenberg; cherished grandmother of Rachel Bernkopf, Adam (Madi) Bernkopf, Lisa (fiance Pat Kelly) Bernkopf, Katie and Hannah Greenberg; proud great-grandmother of Owen; dear sister of the late Fradle Pomerantz (Barry) Freidenreich and sister-in-law of the late Ezra (late Jennie) Gordon; loving aunt and great-aunt of many; will be missed by many treasured friends and family members. Chaikey was born in Chicago in 1928 to Chaim and Bessie Pomerantz. She was the head reference librarian at the City of Chicago Municipal Reference Library for many years. She was a passionate Labor Zionist and ardent supporter of the preservation of the Yiddish language. Chaikey was a past board member of Chicago Yivo Society and the Chicago Jewish Historical Society and was active in various Labor Zionist organizations and other cultural and charitable organizations. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 13, 12 PM at Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chicago Jewish Historical Society,

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  • Ruth (Dan) Bernkopf Daughter
  • Aaron (Jinny Colin) Greenberg Son
  • Joseph (Mary Bowler) Greenberg Son
  • Rachel Bernkopf Grandchild
  • Adam (Madi) Bernkopf Grandchild
  • Lisa (fiance Pat Kelly) Bernkopf Grandchild
  • Katie Greenberg Grandchild
  • Hannah Greenberg Grandchild
  • Owen Great Grandchild
  • Fradle Pomerantz (Barry) Freidenreich Sister (deceased)

Past Services

Friday, May 13, 2022

Memorial Service

Friday, May 13, 2022

Condolence Luncheon