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Joan K. (Blair) Christ

October 8, 1927 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 93)


Joan K. Christ (nee Blair), age 93, of Northbrook, IL passed away peacefully after long illness. She was surrounded in love by her family and caregiver. Joan was a devoted wife for 52 years of the late Donald G. Christ. She was born in Chicago to the late Kathryn and Howard Blair, Joan was a long time resident of Northbrook (Ancient Tree) and St.Norbert Parish for 42 years.

She was deeply loved by her children Donald (Pam) Christ, Karen Cunniff (Tererce O’Shaughnessy) and the late James(Kristene) Christ. She was so proud and adored her Grandchildren  Kevin (Misty Snyder) Cunniff, Jennifer (Allen Festenstein) Cunniff, Stephen (Margaret), Brendan, Sean, Jamie and Kelli Christ. Deep appreciation from Joan’s family for her devoted and angelic Caregiver Christy Quierra and the compassionate nurses fromVitas Healthcare. Dear sister of the late Bryce and Donald Blair. For 20 years Joan worked as a realtor with Koenig and Strey Realtors in Northbrook, which she loved and she cherished friendships she formed during that time.  A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at Saint Norbert Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 13 at 2:00 p.m. A private burial service will follow at All Saint’s Cemetery Des

Plaines. In lieu of flowers, remember Joan with donations to Sr. Paulanne’s Needy Family Fund of JDRF. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Funeral will be private.  A Live Stream of the Mass will be available at https://northbrookcatholic.church under the “Covid 19 resources” section, there is a box on the left side called “Live Streams (Mass)”. Funeral info: John E. Maloney Funeral Home 773-764-1617


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Sr, Paulannes Needy Family Fund
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Glenview IL


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