Hyman "Hy" Ginsberg
March 26, 2014

Visitation Information

March 28 2014 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh (Shadyside), PA 15232

Funeral Information

March 28 2014 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh (Shadyside), PA 15232

GINSBERG, HYMAN "HY": On Wednesday, March 26, 2014; Beloved husband for 65 years of Miriam "Mimi" Ginsberg. Son of the late Samuel and Charlotte Ginsburg. Beloved father of Dr. Jay (Janice) Ginsberg of East Lyme, CT, Ellen (Michael) Roteman and Sam (Nancylee) Ginsberg all of Pittsburgh and David Ginsberg of Los Angeles, CA. Brother of the late Sara Sapir. Brother-in-law of Elinor Secher of Pittsburgh, Joan (Larry) Lasday of Delray Beach, FL. Cherished grandfather of Shaina (Michoel) Bodenheim, Joshua  Hyde, Daniel and Dylan Ginsberg, Ryan Ginsberg and  Jennifer DiDonato. Proud great-grandfather of Leah, Rina and Naftali Bodenheim. Hy graduated from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy in 1948, began his career as a pharmacist, then joined the family business as a scrap metal dealer and owner of Quality Metal Company.  He was a past President of Congregation Adath Jeshurun, a member of Beth Shalom Congregation, an associate member of Hadassah, a dedicated Mason and a proud veteran of World War II, where he served with the Infantry during the Battle of the Bulge.  His unit liberated a concentration camp in Poland.  Hy was also an enthusiastic table tennis player at the JCC, where he enjoyed countless hours with his treasured friends. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 1 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon - 1 PM). Interment Kether Torah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 234 McKee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or Hadassah-Greater Pittsburgh Chapter, 1824 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. www.schugar.com.


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