Lila Price Margolis
search

Lila Price Margolis

MARGOLIS: Lila Price Margolis, on Sept. 18, 2022. Lila is predeceased by her first husband, Ralph L. Margolis, with whom she shared a beautiful family and devoted partnership for 49 years until his passing in 2000. Lila is survived by her second husband, Harold Weiss, with whom she enjoyed 20 happy years, travels and adventures. Lila was born in 1930 to the late Rhoda and Harry Price, and was the sister of Madeline Kramer and the late Maxine Rabinowitz. Lila was the loving mother of Mitchell (Bonnie Van Uitert) Margolis, Fern (Barry) Silverman, and Sandy (Mark) Schefkind; grandma of Rachel (Daniel) Marcus, Joel (Valerie Shiba) Silverman, Melissa (Alex) Fick, Julia (Ben Bostic) Margolis, Daniel (Ruth) Silverman, Rebecca (John) Friedman and Adam (Laura Deal) Schefkind; and beloved Great-Grandma (Gigi) of Elena, Jason, Asa, Sonia, Nolan and Miles, with more on the way. Lila is also survived by many dear friends, cousins, nieces and nephews across many locations, including Squirrel Hill, Mt. Lebanon and Jupiter, Florida. Lila’s exceptional career launched as a preschool teacher at Congregation Beth Shalom, followed by teaching elementary school in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Lila ultimately found her passion in teaching the Gifted and Talented Program, and she rose quickly in the ranks to become a valued school administrator for many years. Her creativity and skill as an educator won her admiration from students and colleagues alike. Lila was a Master’s Rose level bridge player, and enjoyed competing in tournaments and teaching bridge students, including her family. She was a voracious reader, swimmer, baker, music lover, and crossword puzzle aficionado. Her positivity, energy and dynamic personality enriched the lives of all who knew and loved her. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at 2:00 pm. Visitation one half-hour prior to services (1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.). Interment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions in her memory may be made to Temple Sinai, 5505 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or to a charity of your choice. schugar.com PJC

read more:
comments