Estelle "Cookie" Landman
April 6, 2019

Visitation Information

April 8 2019 - 1:00 pm
Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 Bower Hill Road, Mount Lebanon 15243

Funeral Information

April 8 2019 - 2:00 pm
Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 Bower Hill Road, Mount Lebanon 15243

LANDMAN, ESTELLE: Estelle Landman of Mt. Lebanon, known to all as Cookie, passed away April 6, two weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She shared her long and happy life with and is survived by her husband of 68 years, Robert (Bob). Bob and Cookie had a beautiful marriage, a true love affair and partnership. Together since they were 15, she supported Bob in his every endeavor and laughed at all of his jokes. Cookie had several noteworthy accomplishments of her own. She graduated from University of Pittsburgh and was a school teacher when they first married. She stopped working to raise their family which was her pride and joy. When her children were older, she became an entrepreneur, parleying her interest in antiques into a consignment shop in uptown Mt. Lebanon named Twice Treasured. Cookie was kind, gentle yet strong and beautiful inside and out. Everyone that met her loved her and she never had a bad word to say about anyone. She and Bob loved to entertain, travel, play golf and dance together. Cookie had a beautiful singing voice and starred in all of the Temple Emanuel and Rolling Hills Country Club shows when she was younger. Cookie is survived by her three children, William (Beth) Landman, Lynne Turton and Joy (Richard) Mayerson, and her brother Harold (Essie) Garfinkel. She had 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The family would like to express it's appreciation to her caregiver and companion, Jean Medfisch, who was like a daughter to Cookie. Services at Temple Emanuel of South Hills, 1250 Bower Hill Road, Mt. Lebanon where Bob and Cookie have been longtime members on Monday at 2 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services at Temple Emanuel (1 - 2 PM). In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Oh Bob, I’m so sorry to hear of Cookie’s passing. I haven’t seen her in a long time, but I always loved her. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. Please extend my condolences to your dear children. Hoping all your wonderful memories will bring comfort to you and your family. Love, Leni

By Leni Lebowitz - April 11, 2019

Bob and family, I am so sorry to hear of you lovely wife's passing. You and our family will have wonderful memories to share. God bless All in Your House Pat Mannion

By Patrick Mannion - April 08, 2019