BRAUNSTEIN: Robert L. Braunstein Passed away Friday, April 12, 2013. Born in Pittsburgh on January 13, 1951, Bobby was the son of the late Melvin and Elsie Braunstein. He was preceded in death by his sister Merrill Pendergast, and is survived by his loving companion, Patricia Cole, his sister and brother-in-law Linda and Jack Stalker, his sister Elizabeth Braunstein, three dear aunts, many wonderful nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, and close friends. In his early days, Bobby worked with his father in the National Equipment Company. He held degrees in Classics and Law from the University of Pittsburgh, and was a lifelong student of literature and world history. A graveside service was held Friday afternoon at the Homewood Cemetery. The family wishes to extend warm regards to the many who were able to attend, as well as to those who may not have learned in time. Contributions may be made to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh or the Animal Rescue League.