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Funeral services announced for Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting victims

November 20, 2018

The 11 lives lost at Tree of Life Congregation synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood Saturday will be celebrated throughout the week, starting Tuesday morning.

Information about additional services and memorials will be updated as soon as it becomes available.

Joyce Fienberg

Services for Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Beth Shalom Congregation, 5915 Beacon St. in Squirrel Hill. There will be no prior visitation. Interment will follow at Tree of Life Memorial Park in Franklin.

Contributions in memory of Joyce may be made to Tree of Life/Or L’Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or Family House, 5245 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232.

Arrangements were handled by Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel, Inc. in Pittsburgh.

Richard Gottfried

Services for Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Ave., in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood, according to an obituary posted by the funeral chapel. Visitation will take place starting at 2 p.m.

Interment will follow at New Light Cemetery in Shaler.

Contributions in memory of Richard may be made to New Light Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

Rose Mallinger

Services for Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. Visitation will take place at the temple starting at 11 a.m.

Arrangements were handled by Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel, Inc. in Pittsburgh.

Jerry Rabinowitz

Services for Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Katz Theater of the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill, at 5738 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh PA 15217, according to information provided by the Jewish Community Center.

Burial will follow in the Dor Hadash section of the Homewood Cemetery in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze neighborhood.

Cecil and David Rosenthal

Cecil Howard Rosenthal, 59, and his brother, David Rosenthal, 54, both of Squirrel Hill, will be remembered during services at the Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, Tuesday, Oct. 30, at noon, according to an obituary posted by the Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel in Pittsburgh. Visitation will take place at the temple starting at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Tree of Life Memorial Park in Franklin Park.

Contributions in the memory of Cecil and David can be made to Tree of Life/Or L’Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or Achieva, 711 Bingham St., Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

Bernice and Sylvan Simon

Services for Bernice Simon, 84, and husband Sylvan Simon, 86, will be held 12 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel, 5509 Centre Ave., in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood, according to an obituary posted by the funeral chapel. Visitation will take place at the chapel starting at 11 a.m.

Interment will follow at 2 p.m. at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies in Bridgeville, where military honors will be performed for Sylvan Simon.

Daniel Stein

Funeral and interment for Daniel Stein, 71, of Squirrel Hill, are private.

Contributions in memory of Daniel may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation or the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry.

Arrangements were handled by D’Allessandro Funeral Home and Crematory, Ltd., in Lawrenceville.

Melvin Wax

Services for Melvin Wax, 87, of Squirrel Hill will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel, 5509 Centre Ave., in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood, according to an obituary posted by the funeral chapel. Visitation will take place starting at 11 a.m.

Contributions in memory of Melvin may be made to New Light Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

Irving Younger

Services for Irving Younger, 69, of Mt. Washington, will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Ave. in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, according to an obituary posted by the Ralph Schugar Funeral Chapel in Pittsburgh. Visitation will take place at the temple starting at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Shaare Torah Cemetery in Brentwood.

Contributions in memory of Irving may be made to Tree of Life/Or L’Simcha Congregation, 5898 Wilkins Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

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Correction: The story was updated to reflect Wax’s age, 87, which was clarified by Allegheny County.

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