Marsha A. Fidoten
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Marsha A. Fidoten

FIDOTEN: Marsha A. Fidoten, 93, of Pittsburgh passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. Born in Greenwich Village in downtown New York City, she was a lifelong artist and 25-year esteemed art educator at Taylor Allderdice High School and media supervisor for Pittsburgh Public Schools. She held her master’s degree from University of Pittsburgh, her bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University, her certificate in interior design from Pratt Institute, and she also attended NYU, Pratt, Harvard, the New School and Boston Museum School. She exhibited with and served on committees of many arts organizations including Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media, Carnegie Museum and the National Society of Arts and Letters. Surviving are her beloved husband of 73 years, Dr. Robert E. Fidoten; two sons and their spouses, Douglas and Beth Fidoten, Eric and Sharyl Fidoten; five cherished grandchildren, Aaron, Hannah, Annie, Jacob and Daniel. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Irwin and Gerri Abrams. She was preceded in death by parents Mary and Joseph Abrams. Marsha was a creative dynamo who will be missed greatly by all her life touched. Contributions may be made to Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media (https://pghartsmedia.org/). Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel Inc., family owned and operated. schugar.com. PJC

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