Shirley Ann Cantor
June 14, 2018

CANTOR, SHIRLEY ANN: Two weeks shy of her 93rd birthday, Shirley Ann Cantor of Pittsburgh passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of the late Nathan Cantor, a prominent area architect, and mother of the late Elaine Cantor Fischer of Telluride, CO. She is survived by her son Sheldon Cantor, his wife Lauren and son Theodore of Charlotte, NC. She is also survived by her brother Wilfred Herrup and his wife Carole of New Bedford, MA; her niece Mocha Herrup of Seattle, WA; her nephew Andrew Herrup and his wife Elizabeth Nightingale of Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa and numerous Herrup, Cantor, and Binder cousins of Pittsburgh and California. Cantor was born Shirley Ann Herrup in Pittsburgh and was a graduate of Peabody High School. After her marriage to Nathan Cantor, they lived for many years in Stanton Heights. Both avid golfers, they were long time members of the Green Oaks Country Club. She was active in numerous Jewish and community organizations and a supporter of animal rights and wild life preservation. A  lifetime member of Women’s American ORT (Organization for Rehabilitation and Training), she was a past president of the Pittsburgh chapter. The Cantor/Herrup family would like to acknowledge the compassionate caregivers who tenderly cared for Mrs. Cantor during her residence at the Riverview Apartments and most recently at the Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services and Interment Private. Donations in memory of Shirley can be made to Women’s American ORT, Inc., 250 Park Avenue South, Suite 600, New York, NY 10003 or Adath Jeshurun Cemetery Fund, c/o 217 E. Patty Lane, Monroeville, PA 15146 or another charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.


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Sheldon, So sorry for your loss. Hope you are well. Your old Peabody buddy, Joe Carlisle

By Joe Carlisle - June 17, 2018