Joel A. Spivak

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A pioneer in talk radio and television, and a communication leader in the fight against tobacco, passed away on March 4, 2011 at his home in Alexandria, VA. He is survived by his loving wife, Ann Decker Spivak; daughter, Amanda Clare Spivak Barrett; sons, Matthew Alexander and Jonathan Moss Spivak; grandchildren, Russell Thomas and Peter Kevin Barrett Jr., Isaac Jonathan and Natasha Jane Spivak; brother, Steven Glenn Spivak; and nephew, Charles Allyn Spivak. Those who knew Joel will remember him as being a faithful friend to Rolleaux. Friends may call on Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2701 Cameron Mills Road, Alexandria, VA 22302. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids or the Washington Humane Society.

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Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home
1500 West Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 998-9200
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Published in The Washington Post from Mar. 6 to Mar. 8, 2011
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