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HOCHMAN, Joan (Chandler) Of Worcester, at age 86, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. A beloved and devoted wife who attended to her late husband, Dr. Leo Hochman MD, for all their 57 years together - including his final moments. Dedicated and treasured mother of Wendy Hochman, Matthew Hochman & his fiancee Rosana Berger and Ira Hochman & his fiancee Nadia Brügger. Loving daughter of the late Max & Rose Chandler. Cherished sister of her twin brother Richard Chandler, the late Harvey Chandler and the late Harriet Richard. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. A caring educator whose doctorate work was pioneering research into reading problems specific to high school students, her passion was literacy skills of children of all ages and adults. Graveside services at Sharon Memorial Park, 40 Dedham Street, Sharon, on Friday, August 10 at 10:45am. Please assemble at the S. Philip Gopen Welcome Center. Memorial observance information will be available at the service. Please omit flowers. Remembrances, if desired, may be made to The Jewish National Fund https://www.jnf.org/donate-now or Vascular Cures http://vascularcures.org/donation-platform/ Levine Chapels, Brookline 617-277-8300 www.levinechapel.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 9, 2018
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