Barbara Sydney Berkowitz Schreiber
December 18, 2020

Funeral Information

December 21 2020 - 1:00 pm
Homewood Cemetery, N. Dallas Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

BARBARA SYDNEY BERKOWITZ SCHREIBER: Of Pittsburgh, died Friday, December 18, 2020. She was predeceased by her son, Jeffrey Schreiber, and is survived by her sister Brenda (Paul) Gran, daughters Lorynne Schreiber (Ian Shore) and Deena (Glenn) Nacion and her grandchildren Eric Shore, Jennifer Nacion and Joshua Shore. Barbara was born in Harrisburg, PA, grew up in Perth Amboy, NJ and York, PA, attended Penn State University and made her life in Pittsburgh, PA. Barbara will be remembered for her love of the arts, her fashion sense, and her keen bargain-hunting prowess. She leaves behind a collection of watercolor and oil paintings, silk screen prints, ceramic pottery, an extensive wardrobe and a jungle of plants. Services and Interment PRIVATE. Donations may be made to the Southwestern PA Area Agency on Aging, Inc. , the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. 

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Deena We are so sorry for the loss of your mom, You are in our thoughts

By Babitts family - December 25, 2020

Barbara was my dearest friend for many years; I will miss her terribly. My deepest sympathy to Lorynne and Deena and her sister Brenda. She was a very special person

By Shirley kerr - December 25, 2020

Lorynne, I'm so sorry that your mom died. I will always remember her sense of style and how welcome she made me feel when I came over. I know she will be missed by so many people! Love Elinor

By Elinor Yovanovich - December 23, 2020

Lorynne, Ian, Eric and Josh, Our condolences on the passing of your mother/ grandmother. You are in our prayers and we hope you find comfort in the happy memories of her love. Love Estrella and Howard

By Estrella & Howard - December 21, 2020

Barbara was my friend for 35 years. We first met at AUP in the early 80's and spent many happy hours hiking through Homewood and Monongahela cemeteries, going to folk concerts and sharing artwork and ideas. She was a lovely person both inside and out.

By James Ahearn - December 21, 2020

Lorynne, I'm so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. My thoughts are with you and your family. May your many wonderful memories be a comfort to you.

By Karl Moritz - December 21, 2020

Wishing all the family a “long & healthy “ Life !! I have some good memories of your mother when visiting Canada & Pittsburgh from Australia, & interesting chats with Barbara ❣️ She will be dearly missed by her family & friends. MHDSRIP. Love from Robyn 🌺🌸🌺

By Robyn Arya - December 20, 2020

My condolences on the passing of your mother/grandmother. I did not get to know her very well but I am sure she was very proud of her daughters and grandchildren and all they have done. May you be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem and may you know no more grief.

By Steven Shore - December 20, 2020

Lorynne, Ian, Josh and Eric. So sorry for your loss. We're thinking of all of you. May you be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

By Margaret, Jeffrey and Steph Sherman - December 19, 2020

Lorynne, Ian, Eric and Josh We are very sorry for your terrible loss. May your sadness quickly turn into happy memories. Robyn, Carl and Emma

By Robyn Perlmutar, Carl Mahoney and Emma Mahoney - December 19, 2020

My condolences on the loss of your mother. May her memory be a blessing to you and your family.

By Phillip Melnick - December 19, 2020