GOLD: Zola Gold, age 88 of Pittsburgh and Long Boat Key, on Monday, August 10, 2015. Zola was the beloved husband of Steffi, beloved father of Susan Farber, Nancy (Steven) Cohen, beloved grandfather of Jed, David, Jack, Rachel, Taylor and Carson, beloved brother-in-law to Judy and Joel Safier, beloved uncle and best friend to many. Zola grew up in Squirrel Hill. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II he attended the University of Pittsburgh under the GI Bill. While at the University of Pittsburgh he majored in business. Zola began a career in insurance and became the number one broker in the country for Unum Insurance Company for several years of his career. Although he enjoyed enormous success in the insurance industry, Zola placed the greatest value on his relationships with family and friends. His final days were emblematic of how he lived his life with a keen sense of humor, impeccable character, dignity and courage. Services were held at Rodef Shalom Congregation. Interment Homewood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Eye and Ear Foundation, Voice Center, 203 Lothrop St., Suite 251, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. schugar.com.