Dorothy Jacobs Weiss, 95, formerly of McKeesport and White Oak, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Harbour Senior Living of Monroeville. Born in California, PA on March 8, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Max and Elsie Lang Jacobs. Wife of the late Sam Weiss, she is survived by her son, Harry M. (Adrienne) Weiss of Monroeville; her daughter, Ellen R. Weiss of Philadelphia; and her granddaughter, Elizabeth Weiss of Squirrel Hill; also by nieces and nephews. A retired clerk at the former Jaison’s Department Store in McKeesport, she was a member of Temple B’nai Israel and its Sisterhood, Hadassah, and the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary #181. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Tree of Life/Sfard Cemetery with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating. Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association at ALZ.org or to a favorite charity.
Originally published April 12, 2017.