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Herbert Flash

FLASH: Herbert Flash, age 79, of Point Breeze, beloved husband of Phyliss (Freedman) Flash for 54 years, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family, on Monday night, July 16, 2018. He is also survived by his three children, Barbara (Alan) Todtenkopf, Dr. Jeffrey (Shayna) Flash and Stephen Flash; his seven grandchildren Andrew, Mathew, Jodi and Justin Todtenkopf, Zachary, Jacqueline and Brandon Flash; his two sisters, Gertrude (Flash) Dorfman and Sylvia (Flash) Lenoff; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, and friends. He was predeceased by his parents Sarah (Levine) and Samuel Flash. Herbert lived a life centered around family, charity, volunteer work, community, and enjoyed golf. He graduated from Schenley High School, and then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. After his service in the U.S. Navy, he met, and fell in love with, his wife, and ran his own pharmacy for over 25 years. They raised their three children in Point Breeze. He adored, and loved, all of his immediate and extended family, instilling in them a strong work ethic and sense of charity. At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, at Shaare Torah Synagogue, 2319 Murray Avenue, the public is welcome to pay respects to the family. At 11:00 a.m., all are invited to proceed to Homewood Cemetery for a graveside ceremony. Arrangements were entrusted to the Gesher Hachaim Jewish Burial Society. At 1 p.m., the family will be sitting Shiva for the remainder of the day at 5600 Munhall Road, Imperial House Meeting Room, with an evening service at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either the JAA (Jewish Association on Aging) 200 JHF Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15217, or to a Parkinson’s Disease charity of your choice.
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