Legal 02

Philip Roy Joelson

April 19, 1934 ~ December 3, 2019 (age 85)


Philip R. Joelson, Esq., 85, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2019.

He was born April 19, 1934 and lived most of his life in the Toledo, Ohio community. Phil graduated from his beloved Scott High School, Toledo University, and THE OHIO STATE UNIVERISITY SCHOOL OF LAW. His 40+ year professional career included Private Practice and Partnerships; most notably as a Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court. He was also a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Along with his faith, love of family and philanthropic heart, Phil was a self-proclaimed food critic and enjoyed sharing his love of Jazz & Blues.

Surviving Phil are his wife, Dorene; his children, Harlan, Doev, Jenifer Espeut, Daryl Beckles and Bonnie; step-daughter, Lori Miller; former spouse, Evelyn Asher (Swartz), and 16 grandchildren. Phil was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry; step-daughter, Leslie Miller and two grandsons.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a Memorial Contribution to Ebeid Hospice @ Flower Hospital whose Caregivers kind hearts gave Phil and Family comfort and peace!

His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Robert H. Wick/Wisniewski Funeral Home, 2426 N. Reynolds Road. Burial will follow in Beth Shalom Cemetery.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Philip Roy Joelson, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Service
December 6, 2019

10:00 AM
Robert H. Wick Funeral Home
2426 N. Reynolds Rd
Toledo, OH 43615


Ebeid Hospice
Sylvania OH 43560

© 2020 Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA