Isadore (“Iz or Izzy”) L. Horowitz
HOROWITZ: Isadore (“Iz or Izzy”) L. Horowitz, age 91, originally of Rochester, Pa., then Pittsburgh, left us on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. As a young man, Iz joined the military and served in World War II in the Army Air Corps stationed in the Asian Pacific where he served his country as a corporal, specializing in communications. Iz then returned to the U.S. and attended Geneva College to study engineering. He worked for many years as a draftsman at Dravo Corporation in Pittsburgh. After retiring, he went on to become an Amway associate and operator of his own business. Isadore was commander of the Jewish War Veterans Post 785 for more than 40 years. He was active in his faith, attending regular religious services at Ahavath Achim Congregation as well as Beth El Congregation. He participated in assisting with operations at Ahavath Achim, including helping to set up the sukkah for many years. Izzy is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Rose Ann (Tisherman) and Harris Tishermen of Ft. Myers, Fla. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Pearl (Lowe) and Shirley (Schwartz). Iz is also survived by nieces, nephew, and cousins. Graveside service 11:00am, Friday, March16, 2018, in New Light Cemetery. William Slater II Funeral Service (412-563-2800) entrusted with arrangements.