Deceased: April 1, 2013
Graveside Service: Friday, April 12, 2013 12noon at
Joanne Gelfand, age 76
Born December 17, 1936, Indianapolis, Indiana
Passed April 1, 2013, Chicago, IL
Joanne was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on December 17, 1936 to the late James and Rosalyn Walsh. She attended Butler University and was preceded in death by her husband Morrie Gelfand, parents James and Rosalyn Walsh and brother Phillip Walsh. She is survived by her daughter Eva Gelfand, brothers Joseph (Diane) and James(Susan) Walsh and many nieces and nephews.
In her life, Joanne volunteered in homeless children's shelters, as well as Cook County hospital with HIV/AIDS patients for many years. All that had the pleasure of being a part of Joanne's adventurous life, will say in profound honesty, that she had a giving and loving heart an uproarious sense of humor, and was an advocate for the wounded, weak and less fortunate. She will be missed.
Graveside Service Friday April 12, 2013 12:00 pm
5800 N. Ravenswood
Chicago, IL 60660
Gathering to be held immediately following Graveside service at:
Colleran Residence/Mezzaine Level 2nd Floor - South Tower
4250 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60613
In lieu of flowers, checks to family is appreciated.