Ferne (Roth) Meadowcroft
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Ferne (Roth) Meadowcroft

MEADOWCROFT: Ferne (Roth) Meadowcroft, 84, suddenly passed away on May 16, 2022. She was married to her late husband, Wayne Meadowcroft, ,for 37 years where they lived in both Connecticut and Pittsburgh. She was the sister of the late Morley (Skippy) Roth of Baltimore, Maryland. Ferne was the beloved mother of Stuart (Pearl) Averbach of Pittsburgh, Renee (Rick) Beitman of Westport, Connecticut, and Elaine (Louis) Yellin of Pittsburgh. Loving grandmother of Lauren (Etan) Shalem, Elyse Averbach, Sara Beitman (Jason Heaps), Julia Averbach, Emma and Shannon Yellin and Solomon Averbach. She was the great-grandmother of Jake and Arabella Shalem and Molly Heaps. She is also survived by beloved cousins (Janis and Carl Ruben, Bill Cohen, and Bob and Bobbi Fisher), niece (Jill Roth), and friends.
Ferne was born in Pittsburgh, spent her childhood in Baltimore, and then returned to Pittsburgh where she attended Taylor Allderdice. She was a life-long volunteer in the Jewish community, a member of Hadassah, and was active in both Temple Sinai and Beth Shalom Sisterhoods.
Ferne enjoyed playing mah-jongg with friends, playing golf with Wayne, but her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
For the last five years she resided at Weinberg Terrace where she lived comfortably amongst friends and close to family.
Please make all memorial contributions to The Jewish Association on Aging (Weinberg Terrace).
Professional services trusted to D’Alessandro Funeral Home & Crematory Ltd., dalessandroltd.com. PJC

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