Eric Rascoe
June 13, 2022

Funeral Information

June 17 2022 - 1:00 pm
Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Beth El Section, 509 Washington Road, Mt Lebanon, PA 15228

ERIC RASCOE: On Monday, June 13, 2022. Beloved husband of Ann Bregman Rascoe and the late Jeanne Rascoe. Beloved father of Michael Rascoe, Beth Kilinc, the late David Rascoe, the late Todd Rascoe; daughters-in-law Betsy Rascoe and Batia Rascoe; son-in-law Aykut Kilinc. Stepfather of Eileen (Mark) Cason and Patricia Bregman. Brother of the late Leon Rascoe, stepbrother of the late Joann Bierman, brother-in-law of the late Sarah Heyden. Also survived by grandchildren Avi, Daniel, Alexander (Erin), Benjamin (Bari), Sarah, Alana, Shira (Benjamin), Ariel, Amallia, and Jonah, stepgrandchildren Adam (Molly) Cason and Sarah (Chad) McLarin and great-grandchild Blair Vivienne, step-great-grandchildren Anabelle, Benjamin, and Sutton. Also survived by nieces and nephews Judy Bierman, Scott Bierman, Leslie Heyden, John Heyden, and Nancy Heyden. Eric Rascoe was born in Russia/Romania, and arrived at Ellis Island in 1939.  The family eventually moved to Pittsburgh, where he graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School and the University of Pittsburgh. After a stint in the military, Eric worked as a CPA and then as Secretary of Thermal Industries with his childhood friend David Weis. He married his high school sweetheart, Jeanne Himelblau, and after his military service, they moved from the city to the suburbs, where they had 4 children. Their family grew to a loving clan of daughters-in-law and grandchildren. After Jeanne’s untimely death, Eric was blessed again with a marriage to Ann Bregman. Eric was generous with his time and support, helping Beth El Congregation, the greater Pittsburgh Jewish community, Israel, and a variety of other causes. He mentored MBA and college students and donated his time filling out tax forms for family, friends, and AARP clients. He enjoyed his association with ASPEC, Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckard College, and being with family and friends. His wisdom, wit and advice will be missed. Graveside Service and Interment will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at 1 PM at Mount Lebanon Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the ALS Association, or the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, Rascoe Memorial Foundation, 2000 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. 


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Dear Beth. Michael, Ann and your entire family, My wife Jackie and I send our sincerest condolences on Eric's passing. A good person is a gift to the whole world. Eric was that. May time and warm memories help ease your sorrow.

By Cliff and Jackie Dube' - June 16, 2022

So sorry for your loss, Michael. You are in my prayers.

By John McNamara - June 16, 2022

Dear Rabbi Rascoe and family, Our deepest condolences for your loss. You are in our prayers. May G-d comfort you among the other mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

By Ladan Shalom and Billy Murray - June 16, 2022