July 25, 2019
LINZER, JACK: Of Pittsburgh, PA and Bal Harbour, Fl, passed away on July 25, 2019. He was 93 years old. He died in peace, with his family by his side. Longtime Pittsburgh resident and prominent Jewish philanthropist, Jack lived a full and rich life. Husband of Mildred (68 years), father of Don Linzer and Caryl Brown, grandfather of Katherine, Joanna and Andrew Linzer and Michael, Alissa and Laura Brown. He was a member of Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. Born in McKeesport, PA, Jack served in the Pacific in WW II. Founder of Steel Town Builders, Jack retired in 2010. An avid runner, weight lifter and card player, Jack was an amateur nutritionist and loved cooking. A golfer for many years, he belonged to Lincoln Hills and Green Oaks Country Clubs. In retirement, Jack served for many years as President and Treasurer of the Majestic condominium in Bal Harbour, Florida. A man of many achievements, he was most proud of his marriage to his beloved Millie, his wife of 68 years. His love for her knew no bounds. Jack particularly loved being a grandfather to his six grandchildren. He truly was the Linzer patriarch…and will be terribly missed by all who knew him. Services and Interment Private. Contributions may be made to Classrooms Without Borders, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.com
Dear Millie, Don, Caryl, Katherine, Joanna, Andrew, Helane, the Browns and all who mourn the passing of Jack Linzer:
Our sincerest condolences for your loss.
I know Jack Linzer had many accomplishments and attributes, but the thing that always impressed me most about him was his unique ability to master languages. He seemed to have that particular talent for quickly grasping the understanding of words and phrases in many different tongues.
Unfortunately, there are no words in any language to express how deeply he'll be missed.
But may all your great memories of your husband, father, grandfather, inl-aw, friend, member of your community, or whatever role he fulfilled for you in life, help to ease your grief now and translate your recollections into happiness in time.By Stephanie and Steven
- July 29, 2019