Yetta Speiser
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Yetta Speiser

SPEISER: Yetta Speiser, on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Herbert R. Speiser; loving mother of the late Harriet Siskind; mother-in-law of Arnold Siskind of Media, Pennsylvania; sister of Sidney Blatt of West Palm Beach, Florida and the late Saul, Benjamin and Simon Blatt. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Yetta grew up in the Hill District and then moved over to the North Side when her father opened the Union Market on East Ohio Street. She is a 1944 graduate of Allegheny High School. She worked many places, including Tisherman’s Bakery and American Foam Latex Corporation. Yetta was also a longtime member of Hadassah and could be seen for well over 30 years holiday gift wrapping at Monroeville Mall. Yetta and her husband, Herbie, were members of New Light Congregation. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023, at 3 p.m. Visitation one hour prior to services (2–3 p.m.). Interment B’Nai Israel Cemetery-Penn Hills. Yetta’s family will be sitting shiva at Weinberg Terrace’s Social Room at 5757 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, from 6–7 p.m. following her burial. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hadassah, 40 Wall Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10005. schugar.com PJC

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