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Philip Fireman
Aug 20, 2017 | 74 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Fireman: Philip August 19, 2017; age 96 1/2; preceded in death by his soul mate and wife Edith Malvin Fireman.  Beloved father of Sharyn (Larry) Rubin and Stanley (Karen) Fireman.  Cherished grandfather of nine and grand grandfather of 20.  . He also was proud of his many nieces and nephews, especially Ilene Weil and Burt Caplan who doted over him. Phil served in WWII, a sergeant in the US Army, stationed in both China and India.  He was happiest mingling with his offsprings, "davening" at both Shaare Torah and Congregation Poale Zedeck. volunteering at both the JCC and, most recently, the Jewish Association on Aging where he spent countless hours stuffing, shredding,.. and participating in the Adult Day care Program,  Contributions may be made to the Jewish Association on Aging, 200 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh 15217 in honor of the incredible compassionate care he received..
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Martin Hamburger
Aug 20, 2017 | 44 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Martin Hamburger Esq.  passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 19, 2017.  He was 89 years old.  Dad was born in Braunschweig Germany.  His family fled Germany in 1939 with the assistance of the Aaron and Bischoff Families. Dad arrived in Pittsburgh in September 1, 1939.  Martin is survived by his sons, Jonathan, David (Iris), and his former wife Gissa.  Martin was preceded in death by his  beloved sister Edie Hamburger Blattner.  Dad loved his family and friends, Classical Music and Tennis.  Martin graduated from Taylor Allderdice '46 Oberlin College '49 and Yale Law School '52.  Martin was accepted into the PA Bar in 1952 and practiced law for the next 55 years.  Dad was Assistant City Solicitor during Mayor Barr's administration.  Martin did arbitration, and worked on the National Labor Relations Board.   Dad will be missed by his friends and family.  Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 11:30 AM. Visitation one and one half hour prior to services (10 - 11:30 AM). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the local chapter of the ACLU. www.schugar.com
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Two cedars of Lebanon tower above the entrance to the Biblical Garden at Rodef Shalom Congregation<br>Photo by Geoffrey W. Melada
Two cedars of Lebanon tower above the entrance to the Biblical Garden at Rodef Shalom Congregation
Photo by Geoffrey W. Melada
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