William M. Katz

William M. Katz

KATZ: William M. Katz of Squirrel Hill, on Monday August 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Phyllis Daniels Katz of 64 years, son of the late Hanna and Abe Katz and stepson of Harry Berkowitz. Dear father of Ellen Wiener (Raymond), Jayne Solomon (Noal) and Michael Katz (Roni); grandfather of Laurie Wiener, Elisa (Austin) Kaplicer and Adam Solomon, Richard, Daniel, Jason and Emily Katz; and great-grandfather of Asher Maxwell Kaplicer. Mr. Katz was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, and a member of Pi Lambda Phi Fraternity at Pitt. He was a proud captain in the United States Air Force and Reserve. Mr. Katz was owner and president of Atlas Travel Service for 54 years in the Kaufmann/Macy’s downtown location and four other branches of the Kaufmann/Macy’s stores. In his business he was fortunate to be able to travel the world with his wife Phyllis and children. His business was dear to his heart. Graveside services and interment were held at Homewood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.

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