Dorothy Frankel Melnick
MELNICK: Dorothy Frankel Melnick, 97, on March 25, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Louis Frankel and Benjamin Melnick. Loving mother of Alan (Janie) Frankel, Mark (Valerie) Frankel, Nancy Frankel-Zacchero (late Vince), Scott (Shelly) Frankel, Arlene Glick (Lee Sokolsky), Gary (Mary) Melnick, Gayle (Mark) Perrill and the late Maury Frankel. Mother-in-law of Beth Frankel. Sister of the late Robert Kart. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Dorothy was a caring mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend. She and her late husband Lou were founding members of Temple Sinai. She also was the owner for over 80 years of Triangle Candy and Tobacco Company. Graveside services and interment will be held on Wednesday, March 28 at 1 p.m. at Temple Sinai Memorial Park. Friends and family will be received at the home of Dorothy Melnick on Wednesday immediately following interment until 9 p.m. and Thursday from 3 – 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Make-a-Wish, 707 Grant Street, #3700, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, greaterpawv.wish.org; or Humane Animal Rescue, 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, humaneanimalrescue.org or a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.