Martin “Marty” J. Katz

Martin “Marty” J. Katz


KATZ: Martin “Marty” J. Katz (1943-2018). Marty passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018, after a fierce battle against cancer. Marty was born and raised in Pittsburgh and loved the city through and through. He was the devoted husband to Janie (Simon) Katz for 49 wonderful years. Together, they have three children, Lauren (Scott) Woodard, Alexis (Matt) McClurg and Perry (Laurel) Katz; six cherished grandchildren, Taylor, Maddie, Evan, Abbi, Alexa and Aiden. Marty’s parents were Philip and Bertha (Pachtman) Katz and he was the beloved brother of Rhoda (late Paul) Mathias and Maury (Ellen). Marty was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a lieutenant in Vietnam. Marty enjoyed a long and successful career in the Insurance industry as both an entrepreneur and an executive. He loved Pittsburgh sports, vacations on Long Beach Island, N.J., and most of all spending time with his family. A celebration of his life was held at their home in Mt. Lebanon. Donations in Marty’s name can be directed to The Beth Cohen Memorial Fund, ℅ The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children’s Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.

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