Mollie Gertrude Spokane Melnick
January 14, 2018

Visitation Information

January 17 2018 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Funeral Information

January 17 2018 - 2:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

MELNICK, MOLLIE GERTRUDE SPOKANE: On Sunday, January 14, 2018, Beloved daughter of the late Rebecca (Erenbaum) and Bennie Spokane. Devoted wife of the late Henry Melnick. Loving mother of Renee Abrams of Pittsburgh,  Martin Melnick of Hartford, CT, Larry Melnick (Beverly Losman) of Atlanta, GA and Glenn (Gregg Batts) Melnick of Glendale, CA. Sister of the late Harold and Morris Spokane. Sister-in-law of Rachel Spokane, Elaine and Milt Melnick, Shirley and the late Pershing Melnick and Dorothy and the late Ben Melnick. Adoring grandmother of Heather, Les and Ben Abrams, Allie, Jamie and Gabrielle Melnick. Survived (Loved) by cherished nieces and nephews. Mollie was married to Henry for 60 years with their romance began while Mollie was at Schenley High School and Henry was a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Her kindness, compassion and articulation of thoughts drew many people to her. We are grateful for the example of her life. Mollie was an athlete in high school, loved to travel, sharing afternoons with wonderful friends but most of all focused on her children and grandchildren. They were her pride and joy. In the community, Mollie served committee member, chairman, officer and president of organizations. She guided some agencies through an era of reorganization. President of Adath Jeshurun Sisterhood, President of Lieba Chapter BBW International of Pittsburgh and it is with BBW that Mollie enjoyed participating in their musical productions. She was a life member of both BBW and Hadassah. President of Morningside PTA as well as devoting her time and talents to many other organizations. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 2 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (1 - 2 PM). Interment Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 217 East Patty Lane, Monroeville, PA 15146. www.schugar.com.

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Marty, sorry for your loss. May the memories of your mother help mitigate your sorrow at this time.

By Marshall Rulnick - January 17, 2018

Marty, sorry for your loss. May the memories of your mother help mitigate your sorrow at this time.

By Marshall Rulnick - January 17, 2018

Sorry to hear of loss. I am thinking of you.

By Jill Jones - January 16, 2018

I send my condolences to my friend Marty as well as your whole family! She was a beautiful lady and my sadness is that I never got to know her. May Hashem be w!th each of you during this difficult time.

By Edward Cheffetz - January 16, 2018

My sincerest condolences to the family. Though I didn’t know Mollie z”l personally, I’ve been friends with her son Marty for years now here in Connecticut. He would often speak so highly about his Mom...

By David Silver - January 16, 2018

Marty, we are with you in our thoughts. We are sorry for your loss. Return home to your brothers at Beth El.

By Rick and Laura Kinyon - January 16, 2018

What a pleasure and honor to have called her my friend for over 50 years. I will always remember her smile and gracious welcoming into her home!

By Vera Greenberg - January 15, 2018