Stephanie Frank Mallinger
September 19, 2015

Visitation Information

September 24 2015 - 10:00 am
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue (at Morewood), Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Visitation will be in the Aaron Courtyard.

Funeral Information

September 24 2015 - 11:00 am
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue (at Morewood), Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Funeral services will be held in the Main Sanctuary.

MALLINGER, STEPHANIE FRANK:  
Passed away peacefully on Saturday September 19, 2015.  A lifelong resident of Pittsburgh, Stephanie will be remembered as a remarkable, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, friend and a strong advocate for early childhood development, education and home care.  Born July 26, 1931. Beloved wife for 61 years of Dr. Bernard (Pepper) Mallinger.  Beloved mother of Peggy (Rusty) Haynes, Andy (Alisa) Mallinger, Jamie (Liz) Mallinger.  Daughter of the late Herbert I. and Rose (Buck) Frank.  Sister of the late Anne Hoechstetter. Sister-in-law of Ted Mallinger.  Loving grandmother of Logan and Devon Haynes, Aaron and Alec Mallinger, Ben and Ella Mallinger.  Aunt of Wendy and David Hoechstetter. Stephanie was a graduate of Winchester Thurston High School and then attended Centenary College in NJ. She then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and received the first Master's Degree in Child Development under Dr. Benjamin Spock and Dr. Margaret McFarland. She was a founder of Pace School and served on the Boards of Arsenal Children's Center, Pace School and Children's Hospital. She was a member of the Walkers and Talkers for 33 years. Stephanie was also a volunteer substitute teacher at The Ellis School in preschool and kindergarten. She was always active and supportive in the Pittsburgh Community. She battled health problems over the last 10 years with unbelievable strength and courage, without complaint and continued to focus on helping others and building lasting and deep relationships. Visitation 10 - 11 AM at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue (At Morewood). Services at the Temple Thursday at 11 AM.  Interment PRIVATE. Contributions are requested in lieu of flowers and may be made to Arsenal Family and Children's Center at http://www.arsenalfamily.org/ Donation.asp , or Pace School at http://www.paceschool.org/ ways-to-help, or Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh at https://125.givetochildrens. org/ , or a charity of the donor's choice.  Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com
 

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We were so sorry to hear about Stephanie's passing. As her neighbors on Northumberland, we will fondly remember conversations with her, especially at the annual block parties where she knew everyone. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

By Sukanya Srinivasan & Henry Willis - September 29, 2015

When someone you Love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure, Enjoy the wealth.....

By Paul Hutchinson - September 22, 2015