Dr. Joel H. Merenstein
September 27, 2019

Visitation Information

September 29 2019 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

September 29 2019 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Merenstein, Dr. Joel H.; On Friday, September 27, 2019. Beloved husband of Nancy (Weintraub) Merenstein. Caring father of Gary Merenstein, Bruce Merenstein (Karen Stranz), Danny Merenstein (Traci Reisner) and Beth Merenstein. Brother of Sherree (Marc) Drezner, the late Hershey (late Zelda) Merenstein and the late Dr. Jerry (Bonnie) Merenstein. Brother-in-law of Reva (Stanley) Horn. Loving Zaydie of Alex, Carter, Zachary, Simon, Jordan, Levi, Maya and Caleb. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside  n Sunday at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 - 1 PM). Interment Shaare Torah Cemetery. Contributions may be made to; Congregation Dor Hadash, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or Hebrew Free Loan, 4307 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. www.schugar.com 


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I did my faculty development fellowship at UPMC St Margaret, 2003-2005. Dr. Merenstein was a wonderful physician and educator, and generous with his wisdom. It was an honor to train under him, and he will be missed by so many.

By Julie Yeh, MD, MPH - October 09, 2019

A great teacher, family doctor and human being. I learned a lot from you and will never forget you and the special encounter we had together. Until we meet again...

By Jihad Irani - October 05, 2019

The Sociology Department at Central Connecticut State University sends our deepest regrets. We hope Dr. Merenstein's memory will always be a blessing.

By Jessica Greenebaum - October 04, 2019

Dear Merenstein Family: We send our deepest sympathy to the entire family. Gail (Lurie) Clark & Susan (Lurie) Chijner & family grew up knowing & loving Joel's parents--Sarah &* Morris. Our grandparents--Clara & Joe Rothman lived next door to the Merenstein family when they moved to Sq. Hill. Gail Clark (Lurie), Bob Clark, Susan & David Chijner, Colulmbus, OH

By Gail (Lurie) & Bob Clark, Columlbus, OH & Susan (Lurie), David Chijner & families - October 03, 2019

Our deepest sympathy is sent to the entire family. Our families--Lurie & Rothman knew for a very long time Joel's parents--Morris & Sarah Merenstein from Sq. Hill.

By Gail (Lurie) & Bob Clark, Columlbus, OH & Susan (Lurie), David Chijner & families - October 02, 2019

Barry and Evan we’re so sorry for your loss!

By Bill Mulligan - September 30, 2019

Nancy...to you and your loving family, our deepest sympathies on the loss of your wonderful husband, "Yus". May all the memories, funny and meaningful, soon overcome sad ones. Shalom to all of you.

By Shirley & Allan Schwartz (IMP#517) - September 29, 2019