Rae S. Izsak

Rae S. Izsak


IZSAK: Rae, S., of Williamsville, N.Y. on September 1, 2018, after decades of debilitating illness. Rae was born and raised in Pittsburgh, and was the beloved daughter of the late William and Bella Spatz. With her devoted husband Edward Izsak, Rae spent most of her 55-year marriage raising her children; mother of the late Michael (Rebecca) Izsak, and Robin Izsak (Raymond Tseng); grandmother of Mikey and Simone Tseng; sister of Dr. Sherman (Ruthie) Spatz; aunt of Dr. William Spatz, and Abby Spatz. Rae was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and worked as a math teacher in the Cleveland and Pittsburgh public school systems. After their marriage, Rae and Ed moved to Atlanta and subsequently settled in Buffalo. A Pittsburgh girl at heart, Rae returned home for burial, with graveside services held at Machzikei Hadas Cemetery. Memorials in Rae’s memory may be made to Hospice Buffalo and to Beth El Synagogue, Mt. Lebanon.

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