Pearl Joseph of Oro Valley, 88, formerly of Brooklyn and White Plains, New York, and Lake Waubeeka, Connecticut, died July 7, 2019.
Mrs. Joseph was a teacher, ceramicist and poet. As a volunteer, she was a founding member of the Greenburgh Nature Center and WISH Westchester, both in New York.
Mrs. Joseph was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Joseph.
Survivors include her children, Leonard of White Plains, Kenneth (Magda) of Boca Raton, Florida, David (Michele) of Oakland, California, and Jeffrey (Abbe) of Melville, New York; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Services were held at Evergreen Mortuary, with Rabbi Thomas Louchheim and Cantor Janece Cohen officiating, followed by interment in the Or Chadash section of Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to The National Alliance on Mental Illness at www.nami.org; Planned Parenthood at www.plannedparenthood.org; or National Public Radio at www.npr.org.