David (Dave) Spiegel, age 92, of Newville and formerly of White Oak, died on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was born on July 26, 1925 in Uzhhorod, Czechoslovakia and was the son of the late Bernath and Malka Lichtenstein Spiegel. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Charlotte (Cecie) Weiss Spiegel, and was the loving father of Joel (Lynn) Spiegel of Greensburg, Miriam (Robert) Robinson of Mount Holly Springs and Eric (Jennifer) Spiegel of Ellicott City, MD; brother of Jennie (Milton) Reynard of Belmont, California; adored Papa of Julie (Keith) Goddard, Justin (Miranda) Pihony, Sarah (Jon) Malek, Laura Spiegel, Katie Spiegel and Natalie Spiegel; adoring great-grandpa of Mackenzie Goddard, Reese Goddard, Rory Pihony and Rigel Pihony; also survived by many special nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Mr. Spiegel was preceded in death by his siblings, Eugene Spiegel, Willie Spiegel, Rozsie Salomon, Arnold Spiegel, Ari Vanek, Herman Spiegel, Helen Spiegel and Etchuka Spiegel. Mr. Spiegel was a Holocaust survivor and spent several years living in Israel. He worked for 32 years at the Charles Bluestone Company in Elizabeth and for many years was a member of Gemilas Chesed Synagogue in White Oak and its Brotherhood and B'nai B'rith. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017 followed by a noon service at the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak (412)672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Interment will directly follow in Temple B'nai Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Paul Tuchman officiating. Afterwards everyone is invited back to the Temple for lunch followed by a shiva service. Donations may be made to Temple B'nai Israel, 2025 Cypress Dr., White Oak, PA 15131 or the US Holocaust Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington, DC 20024. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 11, 2017.