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Obituary: Joanne Hochberg

Joanne Howe Hochberg of Seattle, 92, died July 25, 2019.

Mrs. Hochberg was born in Seattle, Washington. She graduated from Helen Bush School in 1944. During World War II, she volunteered as an ambulance driver and volunteered at the local USO. She and Donald Hochberg were married in 1951. While Donald worked in the family clothing business, she was a homemaker and volunteer, including for the National Council of Jewish Women, the Seattle Arboretum, Temple De Hirsh Sisterhood and Children’s Hospital.

Survivors include her children, Marjorie Hochberg (Judy Gomez) of Tucson, and Daniel Hochberg, Bill Hochberg (Anna Choi), and Frank Hochberg, all of Seattle; and three grandchildren.

A private memorial service was held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arboretum Foundation, Seattle Children’s Hospital or Temple De Hirsch Sinai.