Dorothy Platt Chajson
May 8, 2022

Funeral Information

May 9 2022 - 3:00 pm
Beth Shalom Cemetery, 1501 Anderson Road, (Shaler Township) Pittsburgh,15209
DOROTHY (PLATT) CHAJSON: Born in Pittsburgh in 1935 and a lifelong resident, passed away at age 86 on May 8, 2022. Daughter of the late Madelyn and Robert Platt; beloved wife of the late Lee Chajson; sister of Joel (Marcia) Platt; mother of Ellen Chajson (Mark Perkiss) and Howard (Gina) Chajson; and grandmother of Robert (Ally) Chajson, Evan Perkiss, Madison Chajson (Zachary Davidson), Nicole Chajson, and Jacob Chajson. Dotty graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and pursued a career in education. She taught English in the Pittsburgh Area Public Schools and then became a docent at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, where she used her educational background to teach school groups. Dotty was a devoted daughter, niece, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother, and a beloved aunt, cousin, and friend to many. Graveside Services and Interment will be held at Beth Shalom Cemetery on Monday, May 9 at 3 PM. The family requests that Dotty's memory be honored with charitable contributions to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the Jewish Association of Aging. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.


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