Monroe "Monty" I. Birch
BIRCH: On Thursday, September 24, 2009, Monroe “Monty” I. Birch, beloved husband of Sheila (Rubenstein) Birch; beloved father of Susan (Jay) Omslaer of Harrisburg, PA and Stephanie (Tom) Dyhouse of Mentor, OH; brother of Fran (Phil) Lowe of Gaithersburg, MD and Gloria (Art) Barsky of Bridgewater, NJ; grandfather of Trevor and Sara Omslaer and Alex and Allison Dyhouse; son-in-law of Anne Rubenstein of Pittsburgh; brother-in-law of Harvey (Toby) Rubenstein of Delaware; also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Ave., Shadyside. Interment Podolier Cemetery. Contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 777 Penn Centre Blvd., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.