Muriel S. Guttman
August 9, 2020

MURIAL S. GUTTMAN: 97, of Pittsburgh, PA passed away on August 9, 2020, at home, surrounded by her family. Wife of the late Howard S. Guttman. Daughter of the late Dr. Maurice and Sarah Saul Schermer of Sharon, PA. Loving mother of three sons, Alan (Sara), James (Sara), and Richard (Lori). Grandmother of Marla (Matthew Covey), Jeremy, Laine (Matthew Mallet), Daniel, Andrew and great grandmother to Wesley Mallet. Her family was her life and she influenced us all with her wisdom and passion for life. Muriel graduated from Penn State in 1943, where she met her husband Howard. They married in 1945 and were married for 41 years until his death in 1986. After college, Muriel worked during WWII as a lab technician for the Army at Camp Reynolds, living in Sharon, PA. They moved to Charleroi, PA in 1956, and to Pittsburgh in 1974. Muriel was active in many charitable organizations. She was a lifetime member of National Council of Jewish Women, LHAS, Hadassah, ORT, and a longtime volunteer at the Monongahela Valley Hospital. She enjoyed traveling with her family and was an avid golfer and tennis player and bridge enthusiast. The family wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers who gave such loving care to Muriel over many years. Services and Interment Private. Donations in Muriel’s memory can be made to the Howard S. Guttman Family Philanthropic Fund at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Alan, James and Richard Our sincere condolences on your mom’s passing May her memory be a blessing to each of you and your entire family After so many years, your mom and dad are together again

By Mark and Susie Tabor - August 13, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

By Ivan & Joyce Melnick - August 10, 2020

Very sorry for your loss. She was a gracious lady and a very important part of the community.

By Don Feinberg - August 10, 2020