6/2/27 - 7/20/14, a native of Pittsburgh, passed away Sunday morning. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1945-1946, graduated with a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1948, an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949, and an L.L.B. from Columbia University in 1953. Scheinholtz spent his entire professional career with Reed Smith, where he was the head of the firm's Labor Law Department from 1978-1986. He tried numerous labor arbitration and court cases, including two successful arguments before the United States Supreme Court, in the steel, coal, supermarket, fabricating, bakery, retail and other industries. Scheinholtz was a Chairman of the West Penn AAA Motor Club from 1979-1982 and a Director of the National Aviary since 1999. Scheinholtz was active in the Jewish Community of Pittsburgh, serving as a Trustee of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and a Director of the United Jewish Federation from 1997-2000 and the Jewish Chronicle from 1999-2003. He is survived by Joan, his wife, of 61 years; and his children, Stuart (Joanne), of Tiburon, CA, Nancy (George), of San Mateo, CA, and Barry (Debby), of Berkeley Heights, NJ; and his grandchildren, Max and Miles Freeborn, Sarah and Eli Scheinholtz, and Jack Williams. Services at TEMPLE EMANUEL, 1250 Bower Hill Road in Mt. Lebanon, on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. Visitation at Temple, one hour prior to Services (10 - 11 a.m.). Interment Mt. Lebanon Cemetery. The Scheinholtz family wishes to acknowledge the dedication of the professionals on the first floor of the Providence Point Healthcare facility. Donations may be made to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, 234 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or to a . Arrangements entrusted to RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL, INC.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from July 21 to July 22, 2014