Joseph Hochwert

Hochwert, Joseph Of MA, formerly of Chicago and Wheeling, October 1. Beloved husband of the late Eva (Falconbridge) Hochwert; Devoted father of Angela Silverstein of MA; Cherished grandfather of Aaron, David, and Hannah Silverstein; Great-Grandfather of Gabriel; Dear brother of Sally Balkin of WI, Leona Alpert of NM and the late Harold, Benjamin and Sam Hochwert. A memorial service will be held in Massachusetts at the Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 306 Main St. Medford on Wednesday at 4:00 PM. Family will be receiving visitors prior to service from 3:00 pm. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joe's name may be sent to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veteran's 17 Court Street Boston, MA 02108. Proud U.S. Army Veteran of WWII and recipient of the Purple Heart. For directions, guestbook or obituary

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Oct. 5, 2012