Edgar W. Michaels
July 21, 2013

Visitation Information

July 23 2013 - 10:00 am
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, at Morewood

Funeral Information

July 23 2013 - 11:00 am
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, at Morewood

MICHAELS, EDGAR W.: On Sunday, July 21, 2013; Beloved husband of the late Norma Barker Michaels. Cherished father of Laura Michaels Rubinoff (Edward Rubinoff), James (Beth Bierman) Michaels and Gary (Joan) Michaels. Brother of the late Dr. Bernard I. Michaels. Brother-in-law of Pauline Michaels. Grandfather of Matt Rubinoff (Jessie Creel), Allison and Casey Rubinoff, David, Liz, Jeffrey, and Abbey Michaels. Uncle of Susan and Mark Orringer, Jane Michaels and Bob and Susan Michaels. Mr. Michaels was President of Hinkel-Hofmann Supply Company until his retirement in 2012. He also served as a member of City Council from 1969 to 1974 and was a member of the city planning commission. He was very devoted to community development activities on the North Side, and served on the board of action housing. He was a navigator in WWII and the recipient of the purple heart. His love of people was reflected in the many causes he championed including Rodef Shalom Food Bank, taking vaccines to Costa Rica, visiting refusniks in the former Soviet Union and establishing senior housing in Pittsburgh. He truly loved the city of Pittsburgh.  Services at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, at Morewood, on Tuesday, at 11 AM. Visitation at Temple one hour prior to services (10 - 11 AM). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Rodef Shalom Food Bank, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com


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