Ruth Nevin Sinsheimer
July 3, 2024

Visitation Information

July 7 2024 - 10:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc, 5509 Centre Avenue (Shadyside) Pittsburgh 15217

Funeral Information

July 7 2024 - 11:00 am
Ralph Schugar Chapel, 5509 Centre Avenue, (Shadyside) Pittsburgh 15232

RUTH NEVIN SINSHEIMER: On Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Eugene Sinsheimer. Loving mother of Robert Nevin Sinsheimer (late Gretchen Guelde), the late Janet Suzanne Sinsheimer (surviving spouse Alan Izumi), and Ann Sinsheimer (Marvin Sirbu). Preceded in death by three siblings. Grandmother of Andrew Sinsheimer (Jessica Marcrum), Greta (Marquis) Barnes, Rebecca (Chris) Ray, and Patrick Weeks. Great-grandmother of Miles, Carson, and Harrison Barnes and Leo, Savannah, Jaxon, and Ethan Ray. Step great-grandmother of Brooklyn Campisi and Skylar Dugan.

Ruth was born in Michigan in 1926. She attended the University of Michigan (Class of 1948) where she studied pharmacy. She was one of few women in her class. She went on to have a long career as a pharmacist, working first for a State forensic laboratory, then owning a retail pharmacy in Detroit, before finally entering hospital pharmacy. She retired in 1992 after supervising a hospital pharmacy in Ann Arbor, Michigan for many years.  She met her husband in pharmacy school and married in 1954. She loved hockey, travel, old movies, opera, and classical music. She was a pianist, briefly playing professionally. She moved to Pittsburgh in 2008, where she learned to be a Pittsburgh Penguins Fan.

Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Sunday, July 7, 2024 at 11 AM. Visitation one hour prior to service (10 - 11 AM). Interment Private. Contributions may be made to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 600 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or Rogel Cancer Center, University of Michigan Health, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109.


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