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Joe Manis Kirsch


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Joe Manis Kirsch

Memphis, TN

Joe Manis Kirsch, 73, passed away on August 22, 2017 at Methodist LeBonheur Germantown Hospital surrounded by his wife, Ronni and dear friends. Joe was born in Memphis, TN on July 6, 1944 to the late Rose and Philip Kirsch.

Joe graduated from Central High School and Memphis State University. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended the University of Memphis Law School. Joe practiced law for 40 years in Memphis and became well known in his field of Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Law.

Joe and his wife, Ronni were avid supporters and True Blue fans of the University of Memphis Basketball and Football programs.

Joe loved people, and people loved Joe. Everyone was taken in by Joe's infectious laugh and sense of humor. His love of adventure took him and Ronni on wonderful travels around the world. He will be dearly missed by his devoted wife of 40 years, Ronni Zuckerman Kirsch; his son, Philip Kirsch of San Francisco, CA; his nephew, David Kirsch of San Francisco, CA; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Emmy Zuckerman and Ed Bonfield of Princeton, NJ; and nieces, Anna and Holly Klausner of Princeton, NJ.

Joe was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack and Melvyn Kirsch; his sister-in-law, Susan Kirsch; and his nephew, Jon Kirsch.

Services will be 1 p.m., Thursday August 24, at the Levy-Cooper Chapel in Temple Israel Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Temple Israel or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 24, 2017
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