Miriam Brill

January 31, 2012

Miriam Brill 90, passed away at Counrtyside Healthcare Center in Palm Harbor Fl. on January 31, 2012.
Miriam was born on October 21,1921 in Waukegan IL. She was married to Stanley Brill until his passing in 1973.
She worked as a secretary stationed at Great Lakes Naval Air Base during World War II. She attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana IL. for two years. She later established, owned, and operated ” The Town Shop ” a womens and children’s clothing store on Grand Ave, in Waukegan IL. She served as an Administrator at both Beth-El synagogue and B’nai Torah synagogue in Highland Park IL. Additionally she worked for many years as a paralegal at a law firm in Chicago and an Administrative Secretary at Lake Shore Country Club in Glencoe IL. In her later years, she worked at Dillards dept. store in Clearwater Fl. which she greatly enjoyed.
Miriam loved music, travel,Arts and watching her Chicago Bears play football. She loved to chat with friends and family and was a wonderfully caring and informative letter writer. Her immediate and extended family were always important to her.
She leaves behind her daughter Wendy, her son-in-law Jim, son Kenneth, Grandchildren Josh, Lindsey,Jamie,Bethany,Shawn,Kenny, and Great grandchildren Jasmine and Kourtney, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Miriam was a devoted mother and grandmother.
She is loved and will be missed by all.

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  • crystal Guthrie Posted February 5, 2012 2:48 pm

    MIRIAM WAS A VERY LOVING MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER. SHE WAS MY DEAREST AND BEST FRIEND. I WILL MISS HER MORE THEN WORDS CAN SAY. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO HER LOVING DAUGHTER, SON AND FAMILY. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE MY DEAR FRIEND. YOU WILL FOREVER BE MISSED. MIRIAM WAS A KIND AND GENTLE SOUL AND ALWAYS LOVED HER FAMILY SO VERY MUCH. YOU ARE NOW IN THE LOVING ARMS OF YOUR BELOVED MOTHER,BROTHER,SISTER AND GOD.

  • Jamie Wells Posted February 5, 2012 9:40 pm

    Nana.. U were the best grandma anyone could have asked for!! U were the most loving woman and no one in this world could have ever replaced that.. I love u soooo much Nana and words cant describe how much we miss u!! U held the softest spot in  my heart.. I love u and miss u more than words could have ever said!!! U will always be in my thoughts!! Love u Nana!!

  • Kenneth S. Brill Posted February 6, 2012 11:00 pm

    Mom, you were a definite individual, and there will never be another like you. You passed on your values to all you met, even those like me who took a while to get the idea. I love you dearly, and miss you so much.

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