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“Dear SueI was walking in Rivershire today looking out at the lake and met a Jim . We talked a while and he told me about Larry passing away so...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Terry -judi Bressler Lincolnshire

“we are very sorry to the mandel family. 50 plus years is a long time to know someone. you truly will be missed. barbara berman , kenny and jodi...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“I have only known Larry since we were 13 and bowled together at All Star lanes. He always help everyone in their time of need, he was the best and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Warren Weber - Highland Park, IL

“I have known Larry for 16 years working with him.I work at Waldheim Cemetery Co. and have had the pleasure of getting to know Larry and he always...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Debra Maropoulos - Forest Park, IL

“Larry's compassion, understanding and helpfulness will always hold a special place in our hearts. A great man will be missed. Our deepest...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Toni & Jerry Kallison - IL

“So sorry to hear I have known him over footy years he will be missed. Esther Cohen Robledo ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Esther Robledo - Skokie, IL


LAWRENCE "LARRY" MANDEL of Highland Park, IL died October 16, 2016 at the age of 67. Larry was an interfaith life cycle celebrant and funeral director concierge. A fourth generation funeral director, he was owner and manager of Piser Funeral Services in Skokie, IL from 1980 until SCI purchased the firm. In July of 2013, Larry participated in a strike against SCI by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 727. Larry created two synagogue presentations on Jewish funeral traditions illustrated with film clips to educate social workers about funeral planning issues.