Charlotte (Cecie) Spiegel, age 91, of Newville and formerly of White Oak, died on Monday, October 30, 2017. She was born on September 29, 1926 in McKeesport and was the daughter of the late Zelman Louis (Z.L.) and Dora Friedman Weiss. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of the late David Spiegel; loving mother of Joel (Lynn) Spiegel of Greensburg, Miriam (Robert) Robinson of Mount Holly Springs and Eric (Jennifer) Spiegel of Ellicott City, MD; sister of Helen (Honey) Davis of State College; adored grandma of Julie (Keith) Goddard, Justin (Miranda) Pihony, Sarah (Jon) Malek, Laura Spiegel, Katie Spiegel and Natalie Spiegel; adoring great-grandma of Mackenzie Goddard, Reese Goddard, Rory Pihony and Rigel Pihony; also survived by many special nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Mrs. Spiegel was preceded in death by her siblings, Ethel Spitz, Milton Weiss, Sidney Weiss, Florence Chottiner, David Weiss, Sylvia Mermelstein, Morris Weiss, Thelma Hartstein, Bette Goodman, Sabina (Binky) Weinstein, and Barbara (Shindy) Weiss. For many years Mrs. Spiegel was a member of Gemilas Chesed Synagogue and its Sisterhood, B'nai B'rith and Hadassah. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 followed by an 11:00 a.m. 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. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published October 30, 2017.