Ruth Ganz Fargotstein
December 15, 2018

Visitation Information

December 17 2018 - 12:00 pm
Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon Street, Squirrel Hill, 15217

Funeral Information

December 17 2018 - 1:00 pm
Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon Street, Squirrel Hill, 15217

FARGOTSTEIN, RUTH GANZ: On Saturday, December 15, 2018; Beloved wife of the late Milton Goldstein, Ralph Ganz and William Fargotstein; Loving mother of Karen H. Valeri (Robert Schupfer); cherished sister of Marion Wein, the late Joseph, Martin, and Saul Mandel.  Grandmother of Jennifer Zerby and Anthony Valeri. Great-grandmother of Joshua McMunn and Alexis McMunn, Ruth is survived by Cyd & Norm Josephy, and the entire extended Fargotstein and Goldberg families. Treasured aunt of Marilyn Feldman, Steve and Joe Blattner, Eileen Sposato, Jeffrey and Joel Mandel; also survived by Shelly and Donna Rosen, many cousins, extended family and dear friends. Ruth was involved with numerous Jewish organizations throughout Pittsburgh. She was a longstanding member of Congregation Beth Shalom, where she was an Honorary  President. She was an active and devoted volunteer for the Western Pennsylvania Auxillary for Exceptional People for the past 25 years. Services at Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon Street in Squirrel Hill, on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM. Visitation at Beth Shalom one hour prior to services (12 Noon to 1:00 PM).  Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery.  Contributions in Ruth's memory may be made to the Ruth Ganz Education Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.  Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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My Mrs. Ruth you will forever be missed. Our time together was wonderful. Our games we played will still continue, ( smile). Luv you.

By Leslie Gales - December 17, 2018

My lady my love you will truly be miss mrs ruth

By Vonda hampton - December 16, 2018