Ralph Schugar, Inc. Funeral Chapel
5509 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
(412) 621-8282


Obituary Condolences

On Sunday, March 3, 2013, of Squirrel Hill, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Frederick M. Orringer; loving mother of Frederick (Marian) Orringer of Cincinnati, OH, Helen Orringer, and Bob (Patty) Orringer of Pittsburgh, PA.; grandmother of Amy Orringer Hamilton (Matthew) of Dallas, TX, Howie Orringer of Columbus, OH, and Teddy and Jane Orringer of Pittsburgh; great-grandmother of Logan and Justin Hamilton of Dallas, TX. Claire was Past President of United Bronze of Pittsburgh, Inc. and a true pioneer in the bronze business since 1963 until 2008 when she retired. Claire had a positive attitude toward life and always had a smile on her face. She will be missed by all she touched. Visitation Tuesday 7-9 p.m. at RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL, INC., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside. Services at Rodef Shalom Congregation Wednesday at 11 a.m. Visitation at Temple on Wednesday one hour prior to services (10-11 a.m.). Interment West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution in honor of her love of animals to the Animal Rescue League, 6620 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15206.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Mar. 4 to Mar. 6, 2013
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