Violet R. London Marcus
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Violet R. London Marcus

MARCUS: Violet R. London Marcus, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 six weeks shy of her 100th birthday. She was predeceased by husband Sam, son Alby, daughter-in-law Maxine, parents Albert & Sarah Walkow London and sisters Hilda Lebovitz & Lilyan London. Violet was a trailblazer and a trendsetter whether as a highly requested special education teacher without a college degree, receiving a master’s degree without a Bachelor’s degree or during her illustrious career as an investigator with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Violet was devoted to volunteering in both the Jewish and civic communities, especially her beloved Rodef Shalom Congregation which bestowed on her many honors for her years of dedicated service. She was a JAA Eight Over Eighty honoree, Israel Bonds Chai Tea honoree and was honored by Ladies Hospital Aide Society. In addition, she was honored as an outstanding alumna of Pitt’s Graduate School of Public & International Affairs. Violet is survived by her sons Harold and wife Maureen, Chuck and wife Ilene and daughter-in-law Nancy. She was the adored Grandma Vi to Josh Marcus and Amy and Kevin Segal. Her favorite title was Gigi to the love of her life her great-granddaughter Morgan. The family extends heartfelt gratitude to our dear friends, Judy Cascio and Sally Seed whose love and care for Vi enhanced her life beyond measure. Graveside Services and Interment Private. Graveside Service and Thursday shiva will be Zoomed. Family suggests contributions to Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden or a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated.www.schugar.com

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