Marilyn (Sherman) Weizenbaum
June 21, 2015

Funeral Information

June 23 2015 - 2:00 pm
Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue (at Morewood)

WEIZENBAUM, MARILYN (SHERMAN): Age 85 of Pittsburgh and West Palm Beach, FL, on Sunday, June 21, 2015, peacefully, after a long illness. Beloved wife of Norman B. Weizenbaum; loving mother of Barbara Weizenbaum (Robert Gorby), Nan Weizenbaum (Reza Vali), Jim Lampl, and Sharon Webster; cherished grandmother of Rachel, Lindsay, and Emily Gorby, Adam Webster, and the late Lauren Webster; sister of Arthur Sherman; also survived by Little Ben Weizenbaum as well as cousins, nieces, and nephews. Marilyn was the proprietress of Abigail's Antiques in the 1970's and 1980's. A passionate liberal, she was outspoken in her support of civil rights, gun control, and women's rights. Marilyn was a vibrant woman who will always be remembered for her compassion, honesty and great sense of humor. The family thanks Marilyn's excellent caregivers for keeping her smiling. Services at Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue (at Morewood) on Tuesday at 2 PM. NO PRIOR VISITATION. Entombment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, 840 First Street, NE, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20002; Planned Parenthood of Western PA, 933 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; or Animal Rescue League, attn Donations Department, 6620 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 


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I am so sorry for your loss. Hold onto the memories. My sincere condolences to the entire family.

By Shelly Haffner - June 30, 2015

Marilyn was extraordinary!!!! In West Palm Beach, she became a member of our family, celibrating simchas and holidays and seders and more; and was the grand dame at Zeidefest. A wonderful woman who is -and will be missed. Our deepest condonlences

By michael and denise zeide - June 23, 2015

As time goes by the importance of family grows stronger. I'm am sorry for the family's loss. I'm sure Marilyn will be missed by all who knew her. With deepest sympathy. Naomi Sherman

By Naomi Sherman - June 22, 2015

My condolences

By Steve Marks - June 22, 2015