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Joyce Leavitt


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Joyce Leavitt Obituary
Joyce Leavitt, née Jacobson, beloved wife of the late David; cherished mother of Linda Leavitt Garmisa (Steven Garmisa) and the late William Leavitt; grandmother of Dana Leavitt, Jonathan Cohen, Samantha Leavitt, Hallie Leavitt, and Emily Garmisa; devoted daughter of the late David and the late Pearl Jacobson; loving sister of the late Elliott (Betty) Jacobson and Marty Jacobson (Janet Brown); survived by special cousins, Marcia Aron, Sharon Farber, Joan Plotkin and Arlyn Stern (David Hiltzik), many adoring nieces and nephews, and dearest friend, Edith DeMar. Throughout her life, she enjoyed philanthropy and being active in many Jewish causes. A consummate hostess, she loved a good joke and told them better than most. She loved her family, her friends, and she loved life. Funeral service Monday 1 PM at Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette. Interment Rosehill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Har Shalom, 1954 First Street, #367, Highland Park, IL 60035, Jackalope Theatre Company, 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660 or Rosecrance Lakeview, 3701 N. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Funeral info: 847-256-5700.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from July 14 to July 15, 2018
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