Elsa Faye Surloff Obituary
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Elsa Faye Surloff Obituary

SURLOFF: Elsa Faye Surloff passed away peacefully in her home of over 65 years on May 28, 2020 at the age of 90 with her daughter Ellen Surloff at her side. The rest of the family was with her spiritually but unable to travel to Pittsburgh due to the pandemic. Elsa was the beloved wife of the late Earl Surloff with whom she enjoyed 40 years of marriage; the devoted daughter of the late Samuel and Evelyn Maryn; the loving mother of Ellen Surloff and Sam Surloff (Joanne Van Emburgh); and the loving grandmother of Mallory Falk, Joshua Falk and Emily Surloff. Elsa was a graduate of Peabody High School and the University of Pittsburgh, an excellent golfer, dedicated Pittsburgh sports fan, avid reader, crossword puzzle aficionado and outstanding bridge player. Services and interment were private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Earl R. Surloff Memorial Endowment, Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh, 2000 Technology Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (established in 1992, this fund supports educational programs for teens about the Holocaust and antisemitism) or to: The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (jccpgh.org/5738 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217). Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. www.schugar.com

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