Ruth "Cookie" Francis (Rosenfeld) Savitz
November 23, 2019

Visitation Information

November 25 2019 - 11:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Funeral Information

November 25 2019 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside

Savitz, Ruth "Cookie" Francis (Rosenfeld); Age 88, mother, grandmother, sister, great-grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019 in Pittsburgh. She is survived by her children, Nathan (Abby) Savitz and Larry (Adrienne) Savitz; grandchildren, Rachel (Phil) Dragotta, Pamela (Andy) Parker, Sarah (fiance Dan Stafura) and Jessica Savitz; great-grandchildren, Amelia and Talia Dragotta, sister of Norman (Naomi Geartner) Rosenfeld and Natalie (Lonnie) Wolf and special friend Irene Halapy. She was a beloved aunt to the Rosenfeld and Savitz cousins, who adored her. She was predeceased by her mother, Irene Greenberg Rosenfeld; father Max; and sister-in-law Jeanette Rosenfeld. The family extends special gratitude to the staff at UPMC Heritage for the special care she received. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Monday at 12 Noon. Visitation one hour prior to services (11 AM - 12 Noon). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to The Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201 or Animal Friends, 562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237.  


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Dear Natalie and family, I was so sorry to hear of Cookie’s passing. My condolences to you all. Fondly, Ellie

By Ellie Bahm - November 26, 2019

Cookie will be remembered by us for her warmth and friendly conversations. She always had a smile and enjoyed being out and with family and friends. We know her memory will bring a smile to all.

By Sheryl and Harold Blumenfeld - November 25, 2019

I was so sorry to hear the very sad news. May Cookie's memory be a blessing and an inspiration to all who were privileged and honored to have known her. Sorry that the distance precludes me being with you during this very difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers. With much love, Renee

By Renee Parker MD - November 24, 2019

Dear cousins Nate, Larry and family. I have had so much death the past few years but losing my beloved Aunt Cookie was a hard one. The obituary is so true. A most amazing and caring person. Truly loved her nieces and nephews. As a child I loved leaving the suburbs to spend weekends with my Aunt Cookie. So many memories. She made everything special. She took me often to the blue slide park and let me walk your collie Prince. My 16th birthday was truly special because of her. I still wear the bracelet she got me. The times we stayed in Erie. It goes on and on. May she be with the angels and in peace. Nobody can replace her. So glad donations to care for shelter pets is an option. I love you Aunt Cookie. Judi

By Judilyn Savitz Wiernik - November 24, 2019