Gary Gold

Gary Gold


GOLD: Gary Gold passed away peacefully in his room at Weinberg Village surrounded by his family on December 20, 2017, one month shy of his 98th birthday. He was married to Marlene Gold for 62 years. Gary and Marlene were the sole surviving members of each of their families and were hidden by righteous gentiles, after escaping the ghetto in Grodno, Poland, during World War II. They lived in Italy briefly after the war and made their home in Pittsburgh and raised their family. Gary is survived by his three children: Louis (Peggy), Barbara Hirsch (Bernie) and Melvin (Cathy), six granddaughters: Amy Wertman (Joel), Michele Hayduke(Devlin), Emily Grunstein (David), Carrie Bitterman (Aaron), Mallory Gold (Jeremy Rudkin) and Ashley Gold (Eli Glazier) and four great-grandchildren: Zachary and Benjamin Wertman and Abigail and Olivia Hayduke. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the extraordinary staff of Weinberg Village, who cared for him with love, laughter, dignity and grace. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 10 AM. Visitation one hour prior to services (9 – 10 AM). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. The family requests that donations be made to Weinberg Village 300 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

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