Marcella Apter
January 22, 2021

MARCELLA APTER: Age 92, of Shadyside, died Friday, January 22, 2021. Daughter of the late Pauline and Hyman Moravitz. Beloved wife of the late Allan S. Apter. Loving mother of Sally and Fred Scheeren, Linda and Jeffrey Mates and the late Joseph Apter and surviving spouse, Jodi Apter. Sister of the late Flo Mae and Stanley Moravitz and Phyllis Weinstein. Sister-in-law of the late Ethel Halpern and Nathaniel Apter.  Proud grandmother of Jonathan, Brandon (Tanja), Brett (Callie), Blaine, Stacey, Jenna and the late Ari and Aaron. Proud great-grandmother of Ari, Brynn, Mia, Mateo, Hailey and Mackenzie.  Also survived by many caring nieces and nephews. Special thanks go to Tamara McKinzie, who she loved dearly, and to our many loving caretakers. Services and Interment Private. Contributions may be made to the Marcella and Allan Apter Endowment Fund at Jewish Family and Children’s Service, 5743 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA. 15217. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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Dear Linda, Jeff and Family, You have our deepest sympathy on the passing of your Mom. I remember a Rosh Hashanah lunch at the Dobkin's house where she kept us all entertained. May her memory be a blessing.

By Martha and CW Kreimer - February 05, 2021

Dear Linda & Jeff, My heartfelt condolences to you & your family upon the loss of your beloved mother. She was such a warm, vital, loving human being possessing an infectious joie de vivre. She will indeed be missed by her family & friends. Love, Lee Wolf

By Lee Wolf - January 23, 2021