Ellen Friedman Harlow
March 19, 2018

Visitation Information

March 25 2018 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

March 25 2018 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

HARLOW, ELLEN FRIEDMAN: On Monday, March 19, 2018; Beloved wife of the late Murray David Harlow; Cherished mother of Randi Harlow and Glenn Harlow. Sister of S. Hicks Friedman; Beloved and adored grandmother of Max Harlow and Kristofer Harlow Padawer; also survived by her treasured companion, Dr. Frank Colaizzi; Daugher of the late Eva Shulgold Friedman and O. Hicks Friedman, Esq. Ellen was a vibrant, energetic, and accomplished nationally honored and published poetess. Ellen was an animal lover and an enthusiastic supporter of the Animal Rescue League for many years. Although she worked as a schoolteacher in the Pittsburgh Pubic School system for a decade, Ellen's philanthropic work filled most of her time in addition to raising her beloved children. She worked as a volunteer fundraiser for numerous charitable organizations and particularly enjoyed her tenure as a USO volunteer entertaining and assisting World War II veterans upon their return home from war. She was active in many theatrical productions in Pittsburgh at Rodef Shalom Temple among other venues. A dynamic and beautiful woman both inside and out, Ellen will be missed and remembered lovingly by her family and friends. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon - 1 PM).  Interment Private. Contributions in Ellen's memory may be made the Humane Animal Rescue, 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.  www.schugar.com 


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Glenn,sorry about your mother;cherish the memories! There is no one who loved you like her.

By Tom Rocco - March 22, 2018