Joyce Sklamberg-Brett

Joyce Sklamberg-Brett, 77, died at her Forest Park home on Sept. 22, 2018. Born on Oct. 16, 1940, she was dedicated to her lifelong nursing career and touched the lives of many. She spent her final days surrounded by family and friends. 

Joyce was the mother of Ruth (Paul) Gumina, Rachael Sklamberg and Sarah Sklamberg; the grandmother of Salvatore Gumina, Mia Gumina, Rachael Robeson and Rex Robeson; and the sister of Carolyn (James) Shebish. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Brett, and the father of her children, Lawrence Sklamberg; her son, Lawrence Sklamberg; her mother, Ruth Hagler; and her brother, William Mowell. 

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at Congregation Bene Shalom, 4435 Oakton St. in Skokie. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates charitable contributions be made to Congregation Bene Shalom or your charity of choice.

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