Joseph Perlstein “Mr P”, 77, February 26, 2023; beloved husband and best friend of Evelyn (nee Zukerman) for 55 1/2 wonderful years; loving father of Brad, Sherri (Robb) Goldstein, and Jeff (Mary Parente); cherished “Grandpa Joe” to Leo Perlstein, Bekka Goldstein, Margaret Perlstein, Max Goldstein, Ben Perlstein and Lila Perlstein; much loved brother of Mitchell (Maureen), Loren (May) and Susan (George) Mandl; fond brother in-law of Ilene (Don) Stiernberg and the late Marlene Cross; dear uncle, great uncle and friend to all who knew him. “Mr P” worked for the Chicago Public Schools for 36 years at Washington Irving Elementary School; where he worked as a teacher, Dean of Students and Assistant Principal before returning to his true passion as a teacher. He was always there to help, whether it be a student or a neighbor who was working on a project; he was a true handyman. He will be dearly missed. Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association ( Chapel Service, Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment Shalom Memorial Park. For the link to view the service, shiva information and to leave condolences: or (847) 255-3520.

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Service : Wednesday, March 1st at 2:30 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service -Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

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