Betty Goldman

Betty Goldman


GOLDMAN: Betty Goldman, age 93, on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Beloved wife of Kenneth M. Goldman; mother of Howard (Susan) Goldman, Ed (Laurie Simon) Goldman and Mort (Lisa Stang) Goldman; sister of the late Lawrence (Beatrice) Pickholtz and Robert (Rowene) Pickholtz; grandmother of Michael, Molly and Samuel Goldman, Zachary (Marianne Olson), Joshua, Hannah and Ellie Simon Goldman and Will Worth; great grandmother of Ebba Olson. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Betty graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School and earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Pittsburgh after two summer sessions at Columbia University. She was a 4th-, 5th-, and 6th- grade English and science teacher at Beltzhoover school, after which she launched an illustrious career as a homemaker. She gave private piano lessons and eventually accompanied singers and then choruses at the JCC, Riverview Towers, and the Anathan Club. Early on she was active in the PTA of Colfax, Allderdice, and Hebrew Institute and was a den mother in Cub Scouts, Pack 49. Betty was an active member of the Poale Zedeck Sisterhood where she worked tirelessly for many years. Services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. Interment Poale Zedeck Cemetery, Sheridan. Contributions may be made to Congregation Poale Zedeck, 6318 Phillips Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, or the JCC of Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.

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