Rosella Siskind

Rosella Siskind died Sunday, November 22, 2009 at home. Born in Snake Hollow, McKeesport, PA on December 23, 1911, age 97. Formerly of McKeesport, currently of Squirrel Hill, she was the owner of the former Fairbank Meat Market and was a member of the Temple B’nai Israel.

Daughter of the late Adolph and Fannie Freida Mendlowitz Palkovitz, wife of the late Louis “Red” Siskind, mother of the late Sherman Siskind, she is survived by her daughter, Simma Siskind (Sandy Sokolsky) of Squirrel Hill and her daughter-in-law, Elaine Siskind of Squirrel Hill.

A graveside service will take place Tuesday, November 24 at 2:00 PM at the Tree of Life/Sfard Cemetery. Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 is in charge of the arrangements. The family suggests contributions to the Sivitz Hospice, 300 JHF Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.