Mollie Gertrude Spokane Melnick
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Mollie Gertrude Spokane Melnick

(File photo)
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MELNICK: Mollie Gertrude Spokane Melnick, on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Beloved daughter of the late Rebecca (Erenbaum) and Bennie Spokane. Devoted wife of the late Henry Melnick. Loving mother of Renee Abrams of Pittsburgh, Martin (Beth) Melnick of West Hartford, Conn., Larry (Beverly) Melnick of Atlanta and Glenn (Gregg Batts) Melnick of Glendale, Calif. Sister of the late Harold and Morris Spokane, sister-in-law of Rachel Spokane, Elaine and Milt Melnick, Shirley and the late Pershing Melnick and Dorothy and the late Ben Melnick. Adoring grandmother of Heather, Les and Ben Abrams; Allie, Jamie and Gabrielle Melnick. Survived (loved) by cherished nieces and nephews. Mollie was married to Henry for 60 years. Their romance began while Mollie was at Schenley High School and Henry was a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Her kindness, compassion and articulation of thoughts drew many people to her. We are grateful for the example of her life. Mollie was an athlete in high school, loved to travel, sharing afternoons with wonderful friends but most of all focused on her children and grandchildren. They were her pride and joy. In the community, Mollie served as committee member, chairman, officer and president of organizations. She guided some agencies through an era of reorganization. President of Adath Jeshurun Sisterhood, President of Lieba Chapter BBW International of Pittsburgh and it is with BBW that Mollie enjoyed participating in their musical productions. She was a life member of both BBW and Hadassah. President of Morningside PTA as well as devoting her time and talents to many other organizations. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 2 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services ( 1 – 2 PM). Interment Adath Jeshurun Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Adath Jeshurun Cemetery, 217 East Patty Lane, Monroeville, PA 15146. schugar.com

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