Dorothy Amdur Grinberg
GRINBERG: Dorothy Amdur Grinberg passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the wonderful age of 101. Dottie was in addition to being a wife and mother, an active member of Rodef Shalom Congregation and many civic organizations. She was awarded the Anne Copeland Award for years of devotion to the Jewish People of the Pittsburgh Community and the State of Israel. Dottie was corresponding secretary of the National Council of Jewish Women Pittsburgh Section, was a walking tour guide at Rodef Shalom Congregation’s Biblical Garden, was president of Mt. Scopus Hadassah, was a founding member of Garden Clubs Limited, and was part of many more civic organizations. She was a lifetime resident of Pittsburgh and a very proud civic supporter for the city. Twice the Pittsburgh City Council pronounced it Dorothy Amdur Grinberg Day. The last time was to celebrate her 100th birthday. She loved her friends, her family and her city. Dottie is survived by her two sisters, Miriam Hershman of Boca Raton, Fla., and Sylvia Busis of Pittsburgh. She was married to Bernard J. Grinberg of Homestead in 1937. She had three children, the late Richard Grinberg and his wife Ellen, Max Grinberg Warren and his wife Deborah and Bob Grinberg and his wife Debbie Lewis. She is survived by four grandchildren, Bryan Grinberg and Edye Grinberg of Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrie Grinberg of New York City and Jeremy Grinberg of Los Angeles. Services will be held at Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Avenue (at Morewood Ave.), on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 2 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to services at Rodef Shalom (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 in honor of Dottie. Following the interment her friends and family are invited back to the Bristol Apartments, 154 N. Bellefield Ave., Apt 25, until 8 p.m. and on Monday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.