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Joan Reifman

October 11, 1943 — December 11, 2014

Joan Mishler Reifman, born October 11, 1943 to Dr. and Mrs. William Mishler, passed away December 11, 2014. She is survived by her beloved husband, Dr. Seymour Reifman; daughter, Margaret (Meggin) Griffin Crawford; son and daughter-in-law, James (Jeb) and Dana Griffin; and granddaughter, Sopfia Griffin; sisters, Martha Reiss (Tom) and Ann Hutzel (Don); stepchildren, Joel Reifman and Anne Reifman Peterlin; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Joan graduated from Beaumont High School and St. Elizabeth's College, where she majored in French. She was a long-time member of the Tuesday Study Club of Cleveland. Joan was a passionate equestrian being a long time member of the Chagrin Valley Hunt, and a breeder of thoroughbreds at Old Acres Farm in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. Friends and family will remember Joan as having a wonderful laugh and sense of humor. She was truly extraordinary and will be missed for her enthusiasm and zest for life.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to: The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201.

A Memorial Mass will be held at Church of the Gesu, 2470 Miramar Boulevard, University Heights, OH 44118 on Wednesday, December 17, at 10 am. Friends may call at Brown-Forward, 17022 Chagrin Boulevard, Shaker Heights, OH 44120 on Tuesday, December 16, from 5-7 pm.

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