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Joseph Volkell
June 28, 1917 - April 09, 2017
Bronx, New York




Joseph Volkell passed away on April 9.  He was 99 years old – just a couple of months shy of his 100th birthday.
He was the youngest of 7 children of Solomon and Dora Volkell, and was the last surviving member of that family.  His brothers and sisters were Anna, Sally, Fannie, Jack, Nat and Bob.  Joe’s beloved wife Shirley passed . . .

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Jazz Foundation of America
If you're interested in making a contribution in Joe's memory, please consider the Jazz Foundation of America. Joe Volkell loved jazz; the Foundation assists musicians who need medical care or help . . .

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From Deborah Weinstein
Monday, May 08, 2017 12:02 AM
My father Joe Volkell was a very special person.  He loved his family very much.  His love for Shirley was (is!) legendary and unending.  He touched many with his generosity and good humor.  Growing old is not easy, but Joe ...
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