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Joseph Wosk, beloved husband of the late Goldie Wosk. Dearly loved father of Julie Wosk (Bill) Williams, Toby Costas (Stephen) and the late Paula Bhimani (Raj), beloved grandfather of Leah Buratti (Michael), Mia Bhimani (Josh Cohen), Rachel Costas and David Costas and brother of the late Rebecca Horwitz. He was a wonderfully warm and giving man, insightful, with a sense of humor, an amazing fix-it man, generous in his love and help, a warm friend to many. He was born on the West Side of Chicago, graduated from the University of Illinois, became a captain in the United States Army Air Force, serving in India during WWII. After the war, he worked for nearly 48 years as an engineer at Western Electric's Hawthorne Works and at AT&T's Bell Labs. He will be so very deeply missed and will be with us in our hearts always. Memorial service Saturday afternoon, January 31st. He will lie in state from 1pm until time of service at 2pm at the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago, 7574 N. Lincoln Ave., Skokie. Burial Sunday at 2pm at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9900 Gross Point Rd., Skokie. Donations in his memory made be sent to the Ethical Humanist Society of Chicago or the Jewish War Veterans of the United States, www.jwv.org. For information Piser Funeral Service, (847)679-4740.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Jan. 30, 2015
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