Hannah Honig Kamin
April 7, 2018

KAMIN, HANNAH on Saturday April 7, 2018, dearly beloved and devoted wife of 59 years of Marvin Kamin of Pittsburgh and Palm Beach after a long condition of Frontal Temporal Lobe Dementia. Her cherished husband Marvin predeceased her by 18 days and they are now together in eternal peace. Beloved mother of Amy Kamin of New York City, Margie Feitler (Richard) of Chicago. Beloved grandmother of Sydney Kamin Sadick, Mitchell Kamin Sozio, Abigail, Nicole, Alexander, and Kyle Feitler. Predeceased by her parents Helen Weiss Honig and Alex Honig. Hannah was a proud graduate of Chatham University. She was well known in the Pittsburgh and Palm Beach communities, and nationally as a leader, fundraiser, and philanthropist. She was high energy, bright, and articulate, and always sought after because of her ability to get results. This was guaranteed if Hannah was involved. In Pittsburgh the boards, leadership positions, and chair of committees were vast. It included the American Jewish Committee, Chatham University where she led very successful capital campaigns, Pittsburgh Family House where she was the Co-Chair of the Policy and Development Committees, The Executive Committee of the Jewish Association on Aging, and the Executive and Grant Assessment Committee for the Jewish Health Care Foundation. The Ladies’s Hospital Aid Society of Western Pennsylvania was very dear to her and she served in every capacity including President. She was also on the Development, Finance, Audit, and Strategic Planning Committee for the Presbyterian University Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh.  At Rodef Shalom Temple she was an officer of the congregation, served as a trustee, served on the investment committee and chaired the Philanthropic Fund of the congregation. With UJA’s Women’s Division Hannah held every position and ultimately President as well as starting the Lion of Judah in Pittsburgh where there is an annual luncheon endowed by her family in her honor.  She was very active at the Winchester-Thurston School as President of the Parents Association and was a member of the Executive Committee of the Board and Co-Chaired the capital Campaign. She was also active with the National Council of Jewish Women and NA’Amat USA Pittsburgh Council. In Palm Beach she was a leader and well known in society circles for chairing events and hosting her own exquisite parties. Her board and leadership positions included the American Lung Association, Ballet Florida, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jewish National Fund, Jewish Guild for the Blind, and UJA Women’s Executive Committee. Nationally Hannah was a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, The Millennium Committee to Save American’s Treasures under Hillary Rodham Clinton, the Women’s Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee, and Co-Chair of the Women’s Leadership Forum with Tipper Gore. Hannah was the proud recipient of many awards including Zionist Organization of American Community Leadership Award, American Jewish Committee Humanitarian Award, Chatham College Trustee Award for distinguished service, Jewish National Fund Annual dinner honorees which established the Hannah and Marvin Kamin water restoration project at Kibbutz Neve Ur, Israel, Honoree for the Jewish Guild for the Blind, the United Jewish Federations Community Volunteer. Ladies Hospital Aid Society, NA’Amat USA Pittsburgh Council Honoree, State of Israel Bonds Spirit of Jerusalem Medallion Award. Private Services at Rodef Shalom Temple. Interment Private at West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. Shiva will be observed on Friday from 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM at The Metropolitan, 537 N. Neville Street, Apartment 2A, Oakland. Contributions to the Hannah Kamin Lion of Judah Fund of the United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com


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Mrs. Kamin is free of her physical bindings and now able to enjoy her life with Mr. Kamin. What an amazing couple! May they enjoy each other forever.

By Lari Galer - April 16, 2018

Amy and Margie Very impressive obituary. Your parents are at peace and together again. Our sympathy.

By Seymour and Sandy Baskin - April 12, 2018