In Remembrance of Miriam Steckel
Miriam SteckelScranton and recently of Pittsburgh, PA September 26, 1917 ~ March 9, 2013 Date of Service: March 11, 2013
Miriam Steckel, of Scranton and most recently of Pittsburgh, died Saturday evening in the Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh. Her husband is Isadore “Izzy” Steckel.
Born in Jessup, daughter of the late Abraham and Mollie Wolosky Mandel, she was a graduate of Jessup High School and Lackawanna Business College. A wonderful mother and loving family member, she was a member of Temple Israel in Scranton and was the Auxiliary President to Temple Israel of Dunmore.
Also surviving is a son, Dr. Alan Steckel and wife Fern, Pittsburgh; a daughter Beth Zepel and husband Richard, Ph. D., Greenville, SC; grandchildren Scott, Michael and Adam Steckel; and Tara and Lindsay Zepel; a brother Jay Mandel, NJ; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters Helen Levine and Fanny Mittleman, and brothers Max, David, Harold and Sidney Mandel.
Graveside services will be held Monday at 4 p.m. in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery by Rabbi Joseph Mendelsohn. Shiva will be privately observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Israel of Dunmore, c/o Joseph Hollander, 1321 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, 18512.