Marvin Bellin, MD passed away on November 22, 2018. He was a Cornerstone Sustainer of the Merton Center and member of the Physicians for Social Responsibility and Physicians for a National Health Program. We are grateful for Marvin’s “enduring sense of social justice.” We extend our sympathies to his wife, Judith, and children Sam, Josh, and Becky, and six grandchildren.
Marilyn Schaub, PhD died on October 27, 2018. She taught for many years in the Theology Department of Duquesne University. Her daughter, Helen, served as an intern at the Thomas Merton Center. Marilyn and her husband Tom, who preceded her in death, were members of the Merton Center. Helen has suggested donations to the Merton Center in memory of her mother. We offer our sympathies to Helen, her husband and young son.
Joyce Feinberg, Dr. Richard Gottfried, Rose Mallinger, Dr. Jerry Rabinowitz, brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal, husband and wife Sylvan and Bernice Simon, Daniel Stein, Melvin Wax and Irving Younger were tragically murdered in their house of worship at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018. We embrace their families, friends, and fellow worshipers in their great loss.
(The above memorials were inadvertently omitted in the December-January issue of The New People. Our apologies for the delay. In gratitude for their lives of service and caring in our community; we remember them.)