Geraldine (Blumenfeld) Manela Harris
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Geraldine (Blumenfeld) Manela Harris

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HARRIS: Geraldine (Blumenfeld) Manela Harris, peacefully, on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, Geraldine (Gerry), age 90, was the daughter of Margaret and Henry Blumenfeld (deceased) of Braddock. Beloved wife of the late Morris Manela and Sidney Harris; dear sister of Merle Blumenfeld and the late Morton Blumenfeld; sister-in-law of Judy (Morton) and the late Estelle (Merle); step-mother of Allan Manela (Helene), Esther Neft (James), Elise Weitz (Steve) and Mark Harris (Faye); Grandmother of Michael Manela, Anna Weitz (Troy), Adam Neft (Emalie) and Joel Neft and spouse. Survived by many nephews, nieces, great-grandchildren and friends. Gerry attended Braddock High School, was an alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh, received a master’s degree in teaching in Oklahoma and taught for many years in Pittsburgh Public Schools. She was a devoted member of many women’s Jewish organizations, such as B’Nai Brith, Hadassah and Na’Amat. Gerry enjoyed gambling, mahjong, canasta and traveling as well as watching football and baseball. Graveside Services and Interment were at Agudath Achim Cemetery, Forest Hills. Donations in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, #3, New York, NY 10016. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.com

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