Shirley Lyon Zionts
search

Shirley Lyon Zionts

ZIONTS: Shirley Lyon Zionts, on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022. Beloved wife of 64 years to the late Albert J. Zionts. Beloved mother of Gail (Micha) Raz, Harry (Laurie) Zionts, and the late Leon (Nancy) Zionts. Sister of the late Grace (late Jim) Lenk and Mimi (Jack) Halpern. Devoted grandmother to Ariel (Elana) Raz, Hadar (Yossi) Bahir, Ilan (Tuli) Raz, Yuval (Adi) Raz, David (Aviella) Zionts, Shana Zionts, Kayla Zionts (Andrew Rubin), Allison Zionts (James Curtis) and Danielle Zionts (Rachel Parker). Great-grandmother of Omri, Shachar, Keren, Tamar, Barak, Gal, Itamar, Zohar, Doron, Yael, Aliya, Naya and Noah. Also survived by many beloved nieces and nephews. Shirley, a teacher and librarian, spent her career at Community Day School, while also serving as chairman of the board of Monarch Oil Company, where her husband, Albert, was president and co-owner. She was also a past president of the Pittsburgh chapter of Hadassah. An avid traveler, Shirley and Albert enjoyed many trips to Israel and other places around the globe. Shirley was a devoted and active mother and grandmother. She loved being involved in the lives of her family. A supporter of the arts, she loved the theater and watching her late son, Leon, perform. Shirley was a spirited and loving presence in the lives of all who knew her and she will be deeply missed. Services were held at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. Internment Beth Shalom Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Community Day School, 6424 Forward Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, Beth Shalom Congregation, 5915 Beacon Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 and Front Porch Theatricals, 112 Sewickley Ridge Circle, PA 15143. schugar.com. PJC

read more:
comments