Esther Ruder Landis
May 2, 2016

Visitation Information

May 6 2016 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

May 6 2016 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

LANDIS, ESTHER RUDER: on Monday, May 2, 2016, age 90 of Forest Hills. Beloved mother of David (Mary) Landis and Larry (Sophia) Landis; grandmother/Meme of Ben, Juliana, Dan, Jessica, Elizabeth and Nate. She was predeceased by her parents Louis and Fanny Ruder and her siblings Ceal Karavitz, Morris Ruder, Nate Ruder, Edward Ruder and Sam Ruder. Also survived by her sisters, Pearl Lazarus and Hilda Bell and many nieces and nephews. The family wanted to thank Bayada and Epic Health Services for the round the clock care their nurses provided at Esther's house after she was discharged from the hospital as well as her primary care physician Dr. Ellis and her oncologist Dr. Hou. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Friday at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon - 1 PM). Interment Temple Sinai Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Temple Sinai, 5505 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15217 or American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15205 or Meals on Wheels America, 1550 Chrystal Drive, Suite 1004, Arlington, VA 22202.


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We just found out about esthers passing We have so many fond memories of her and the wonderful aunt and sisterinlaw she was you are in our thoughts and prayers love joni and evelyn and family

By joni ruder weaver and evelyn ruder jacobs - May 19, 2016

We are the neighbors of lovely Esther and she was the best neighbor and friend - ever. Words cannot express how much we already miss her. Our deepest condolences to her family and we are grateful to have met her sons and gotten to know them. Thanks for letting Esther stay in her home this past month, we know this is what she wanted and she was at peace.

By Sally & Charles Schnurer - May 05, 2016

Thank you for allowing us to be part of your journey. you have an amazing family and we offer our deepest condolences.

By Bayada Home Health Care - May 04, 2016

As the Mom of Larry Landis, we are confident that Esther (too) was a very special person. May Larry and the whole Landis family be comforted among all the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

By Scott, Smadar, Lawrence, Gali, & Liron Blumenthal - May 03, 2016