Obituary of Sylvia Moidel Byer
Sylvia Moidel Byer, age 94, of White Oak, died Nov. 24, 2018. She was born in Pittsburgh on October 5, 1924 and is the daughter of the late Morris and Leah Barad Moidel. She is the wife of the late Harold B. Byer.
Mrs. Byer is the former Executive Secretary for the Downtown McKeesport Association, former Executive Secretary for the Industrial Health Foundation and was formerly with the PA Department of Health Energy Department. She served as a WAC at the rank of Sergeant in the Army Medical Corps during WW II. She was a graduate of Schenley High School, attended Robert Morris Secretarial School and Duff’s Business College.
She was a member of Temple B’Nai Israel and a past member of its Board of Trustees, a member of Hadassah, B’Nai Brith, the Jewish War Veterans Post #181, the American Legion Post #361 and the Jewish Women International.
She is survived by her son, Robert L. (Louise) Byer of Marshall Township, daughter Barbara L. (Bryan) Rosenberger of Upper St. Clair, granddaughters Laura Rosenberger of Washington, DC and Lisa Rosenberger of Washington, DC. She was preceded in death by siblings Isadore, Bernard, Sidney and Herbert Moidel and Sara Rosen Kaufman, Jeannette Louik and Esther Gzesh.
Friends will be received at Strifflers of White Oak Cremation and Mortuary Services Inc., 1100 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131 on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. Rabbi Paul Tuchman will officiate and burial will follow in Temple Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to Temple B’Nai Israel, 2025 Cypress Street, White Oak, PA 15131.
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