Sanford “Cookie” Danovitz
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Sanford “Cookie” Danovitz

DANOVITZ: Sanford “Cookie” Danovitz, age 98, peacefully on Friday, June 18, 2021. Beloved husband of the late Edise Glass Danovitz. Loving father of Lee (Sandie) Danovitz of Pittsburgh and David Danovitz of Ft. Lauderdale. Beloved grandfather of Tracy Peterson, Michele (Justin) Fritz, Suzie Carter and Jeffrey Orr. Great-grandfather of Logan, Luke, Zachary, Maddie, Lily and Connor. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cookie was born and raised in Pittsburgh, and graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School. After high school, he attended Duquesne University before enlisting in the U.S. Army during WWII. After leaving the service, he married the love of his life, Edise Glass, and they were married for 60 years. He was co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penn Oil Company and Northside Cooperage until he retired. He was active in the Tree of Life Synagogue and served as president of the Men’s Club and president of the Tri State Federation of Men’s Clubs. He was a volunteer at the Veterans and Presbyterian Hospitals for many years. He was an active golfer, bowler, and bounce ball player. He loved good food, drinks, and playing gin rummy with Edie. Contributions may be made to Family Hospice of UPMC, 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Graveside services and interment were private at Homewood Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. schugar.com PJC

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