Joan Elaine BARCAL

December 1, 1935September 20, 2022
Joan Elaine Barcal, 86, passed away peacefully September 20, 2022 in Sun Lakes, Arizona. Beloved sister of Gloria (Robert) Schrote, daughter of the late James and Lillian (nee Martinek) Barcal. Raised in Chicago’s Brighton Park neighborhood, Joan graduated from Kelly High School and attended classes at Northwestern University before embarking on a long and fulfilling career in publishing sales in Chicago and New York City. Joan was also an excellent Dancer, and taught at Arthur Murray Studios in New York and Chicago. After retiring from McGraw-Hill as the National Accounts Manager for Business Week Magazine, Joan moved to Arizona to golf and be close to family. Graveside service 11am, Wednesday, September 28, 2022, Bohemian National Cemetery, 5255 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60630. For information contact Drake & Son Funeral Home, 773-561-6874 or

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bohemian National Cemetery