November 24, 1931 ~ July 23, 2013
Gloistein, Sister Joan, C.S.J., passed away on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Los Angeles. Born November 24, 1931 in San Francisco, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1950. Sr. Joan began her work teaching the deaf and serving their needs after 10 years teaching primary grades in Los Angeles and Oakland. She directed pastoral offices for handicapped people in the Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland dioceses for 23 years. She then ministered at Mercy High School in San Francisco for 13 years while she continued to serve the deaf community. She is survived by her brother, Robert Gloistein; nephews, Geoffrey , Matt and Philip Gloistein and Mark Levy; nieces Jenny Walsh, Paula Gloistein and Stacey Levy. Preceded in death by her sister Anne Levy and brothers Dave and Don Gloistein. The Service of Remembrance will be Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 4:30PM and Funeral Mass following at 7:00PM both at Carondelet Center. Nicheside service will take place Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 10AM in Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Joan Gloistein may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049.
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