Zaga Blockstein, PhD
May 28, 2018

Visitation Information

May 31 2018 - 10:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

Funeral Information

May 31 2018 - 11:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

BLOCKSTEIN, Ph.D, ZAGA M.: On Monday, May 28, 2018. Beloved wife of Robert S. Blockstein. Beloved mother to her niece, Nada Reese. Grandma Zaga to grandnephews and grandniece, Brandon (Melissa) Reese, Jordan Reese and Stephanie (Rick) Zahn. Aunt of Daniel (Marian) Levine, Stephen (Dorothy) Levine, David Levine, David (Deborah) Blockstein, Michael (Reean) Blockstein, Susan Blockstein (Michael) Sokolsky, Ellis (Magali) Amdur and Shelley Amdur. Also survived by great-nieces and nephews and great-greatnieces and nephews. Zaga Blockstein was the author of "Graduate School of Public Health", University of Pittsburgh, 1948-1974. She was instrumental in introducing Adult Daycare in Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Thursday at 11 AM. Visitation one hour prior to services (10 - 11 AM). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Presbyterian Senior Care, 1215 Hulton Road, Oakmont, PA 15139 or Oakmont Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, 26 Ann Street, Oakmont, PA 15139 or a charity of the donor's choice.  


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Bob , So sorry to here about Zagas passing. Doug and I always enjoyed talking to her at the Snitzer New Years Eve parties and celebrations. She will be missed but is in good company with God, Arnie and Doug. I will keep her and you in my prayers 🙏

By Chris Dunham - May 30, 2018

Dr. Bob, Joan and I are so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear wife Zaga. She was such a wonderful person who always greated us with a beautiful smile. May God be with you and Zaga at this most difficult time. Joan and I will pray for both of you. Love, Jack and Joan.

By Jack and Joan Kiesel - May 30, 2018