David Wolfson
January 31, 1928 - March 10, 2017

Visitation Information

March 16 2017 - 10:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Funeral Information

March 16 2017 - 11:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232

WOLFSON, DAVID: Of East Windsor, NJ, Age 89, died Friday, March 10, 2017 after a brief illness. Born January 31, 1928 in the Bronx, NY to artist and inventor William Wolfson of Pittsburgh, and secretary Ella (Mirelson) Wolfson of New York, NY.  His parents had lived in Pittsburgh prior to his birth. Wolfson was a competitive long distance runner in high school, and served as an air raid warden during WWII.  He went on to study at Farragut Institute of Technology and Sampson College, before embarking upon a career in television and film as an actor and producer in Los Angeles and New York. He enjoyed chess, heated political discussions (he was a red diaper baby), and playing baseball with his son. He had a special talent for voice impersonations and storytelling. He greatly valued the company of his wife, visiting with his son, grandchildren and daughter-in-law, and caring for his pet dogs, Tasha and Buddy.  He is survived by his wife, Ina, his son, attorney Evan William Wolfson (Blair Preiser) of South Fayette, and grandchildren Joseph, Caden, and Eliana.  Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside  on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 11 AM. Visitation one hour prior to services (10 - 11 AM). Interment Tree of Life Cemetery, Sharpsburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Conservation Corps North Bay, Inc., 27 Larkspur Street, San Rafael, California, 94901. http://www.ccnorthbay.org/support-us/donate/. www.schugar.com


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I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

By Kristin Barriga - March 16, 2017

Joseph, You have my condolences...Know your Pap is at peace and in a much happier place. Stay strong kido and know people love you. I will keep you in my thoughts.

By Jay - March 15, 2017

Joseph, so sorry for loss. Know that you Pap is at peace. I will keep you in my prayers.

By Jay - March 15, 2017

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your father.

By Mike and Barb Newhouse - March 14, 2017

Ha-Makom y'nachem et'chem b'toch sha'ar aveilei Tzion v'Yerushalayim… Please comfort in the thought that “G_d is everywhere, that we exist within Him – here and in the next world”.

By Tina Roberts Vital - March 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss!

By Varvara - March 14, 2017

So sorry to hear of your loss. Condolences from the Stolzer family.

By Jeff Stolzer - March 13, 2017