Joseph Shanis, Esq. died on March 17, 2017. Loving husband of Carole (nee Handsman) and the late Louise Stern Shanis; devoted father of Donald (Dr. Bonnie) Shanis, Dr. Harry “Hal” Shanis (Dr. Julie Stone), Nona Shanis Melnick (Dr. Sandy), Jonathan (Dr. Jacqueline) Price, and Jennifer Price, Esq. (Mitchell) Cohen; grandfather of Jenna Shanis (Steven Jaffe), Dr. Dana Shanis (fiance Will Pietrangelo) Dr. Rachel Melnick (fiance Ryan Balogh), Steven (Megan) Melnick, Chelsea Shanis, Linsdey Price, David, Price, and Dylan Cohen; and great-grandfather of Bowie and Seneca Jaffe. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Building Fund of The Philadelphia Art Alliance, 251 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.