Ethan Coane
August 18, 2023

Funeral Information

August 23 2023 - 12:30 pm
Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery,Oakwood Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15209, Shaler Township

ETHAN COANE: Died peacefully at his Pittsburgh home during the week ending Friday, August 18, 2023. Services and Interment were held on August 23, 2023 at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery (Pittsburgh). He is survived by nephews Gary (Diane) Kaplowitz of Concord, CA, Andy (Lore Filgueira) Kaplowitz of Seattle, Dan Zimmerman of Fairfield, CT, Matt (Catherine) Zimmerman of Charlottesville, VA, and cousins Steve (Carol) Cohen (Holland, PA), Marc (Helene) Cohen (Ardmore, PA) and Sandy (Andy) Mislove Newman (Huntington Valley, PA), as well as former brother in law Alan Zimmerman (Fort Lee, NJ). He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Coane (Philadelphia) and Mildred Coane (Pittsburgh), his sisters Linda Coane Kaplowitz Copeland (Olympia, WA), and Honey Coane Zimmerman (Cranford, NJ), and his nephew David (Shelley) Kaplowitz (Duvall, WA).

Ethan will be remembered fondly by his family and his neighbors, especially Alli and Eric Lewis, who became close friends, and his longtime friends Ira Litman (Philadelphia), Garry Wamser (Bloomsburg, PA), Helene Ellenbogen (Seattle), and Sherri Angel (Pittsburgh). May his memory be for a blessing to all whose lives he touched, always. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. 


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Ethan and I met 57 years ago. Over time he became my dearest friend. I suppose I will miss his wit, intellect, and mostly his love for our friendship for the next 57 years. His memory will always be a blessing.

By Ira Litman - September 23, 2023