Martin J. "Marty" Katz
August 24, 2018

KATZ, MARTIN "MARTY" J.: (1943-2018), Marty passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 after a fierce battle against cancer. Marty was born and raised in Pittsburgh and loved the city through and through. He was the devoted husband to Janie (Simon) Katz for 49 wonderful years. Together, they have three children, Lauren (Scott) Woodard, Alexis (Matt) McClurg and Perry (Laurel) Katz; six cherished grandchildren, Taylor, Maddie, Evan, Abbi, Alexa and Aiden. Marty’s parents were Philip and Bertha (Pachtman) Katz and he was the beloved brother of Rhoda (late Paul) Mathias and Maury (Ellen). Marty was a veteran of the United States Army, having served as a Lieutenant in Vietnam. Marty enjoyed a long and successful career in the Insurance industry as both an entrepreneur and an executive. He loved Pittsburgh sports, vacations on Long Beach Island NJ, and most of all spending time with his family. A fun and casual celebration of his life will be held at their home in Mt. Lebanon on Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 1 - 7 PM. Donations in Marty’s name can be directed to The Beth Cohen Memorial Fund ℅ The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children’s Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 


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My deepest condolences to Marty's family. I knew Marty for over 40 years - starting with his days with Sidney Heymann agency. I had the pleasure of working with Marty for the last 17 years at Liberty. He was a true gentleman in every sense.

By Bob Miller - August 26, 2018

Dear Katz Family, We are holding your family in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time. Your memories of Marty are now treasures to be cherished. With love, Dick, Margaret and family.

By Dick and Margaret Howey and Family - August 26, 2018