Official Obituary of

Joseph Tollat Zegar

July 22, 1983 ~ January 30, 2024 (age 40) 40 Years Old

Joseph Zegar Obituary

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Joseph Tollat Zegar, a cherished son, brother, grand-son, cousin, nephew, and uncle. Born on July 22, 1987, in the vibrant city of Chicago, Joseph's journey through life was marked by an unwavering passion for his family and an enduring love for the performing arts.

A proud graduate of Glenwood Academy, Joe not only excelled academically but also formed deep connections with those around him. His bond with his sister, Michele, was particularly special; they exchanged daily texts and calls, a testament to the closeness they shared. Joe's presence brought boundless joy to his family, and his warmth touched the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Joe's love for the performing arts was a constant thread in the fabric of his life. From a young age, he embraced the magic of theater and music, allowing these passions to shape his character and bring him immeasurable joy. His infectious smile and hearty laugh became a hallmark of his personality, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those who had the pleasure of sharing in his company.

Joe was also known for his generous spirit as a helper. Whether lending a hand to a friend in need or supporting a family member through challenges, Joseph's compassion and willingness to assist endeared him to many.

As we bid farewell to Joseph T. Zegar, we remember a life lived with love, laughter, and a deep appreciation for the beauty found in simple pleasures. "Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace."


Arrangements entrusted to Evanston Funeral & Cremation, Roland F. Weis director. Info 847 866-8843, condolence and guestbook at

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