IAN DAVID ROSENBERG
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ROSENBERG
IAN DAVID
Age 65, suddenly on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Beloved husband of 41 years to Theresa (Farrell) Rosenberg; loving father of Matthew D. Rosenberg, Kiersten R. Rosenberg and Alison J. Rosenberg; son of the late Max and Rose Rosenberg; brother of the late Reneé Oringer, Devorah Crouse and Marilyn Potter; brother-in-law of Leroy Potter; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Chief Perfusionist at Allegheny General Hospital and a member of the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine. He will be forever loved and dearly missed by many. Friends will be received at RALPH SCHUGAR CHAPEL, INC., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside, on Thursday, August 7, 2014, 6-9 p.m. and Friday, August 8, 2014, 9-11 a.m. NO Services following visitations. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693 or Western PA Humane Society, 1101 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2014.
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March 12, 2016
Dear Theresa ,very sorry to hear of Ian David's passing ! Even though it's been 2yrs ,I pray that you and your Family are well !! Im very sorry that Ian and I did not keep in touch! I spent many a summers in Pittsburgh with Ian , helping him with his paper route and playing football with him at the local field ! ,and i miss Max and Rose [ my mother's sister ] and Marilyn , I miss her a lot too ! Sorry that I never got to know your children !!!.....MARK
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mark kelner
October 12, 2014
I had the great honor and pleasure to work with Ian in the 80s, as a new nurse in SICU and in the OR and the again in 2001-2013. I will always remember his laughter that could turn a bad mood around. His good nature was contagious and necessary. I will miss him. I know he is making The Angels laugh right now. Thank you for your friendship.
Mary Gross
August 13, 2014
Dear Theresa and Children,
Dan and I are shocked and saddened by Ian's passing. He was an affable fellow, a kind soul, who always wore a smile.
Take comfort in the memories which will be with you the rest of your lives.
lisa goodyear
August 11, 2014
My deepest sympathy to the Rosenberg family. May Ian's memory be for a blessing.
Toby, David and Evan Sirota
Toby Sirota
August 11, 2014
My prayers are with his family. Working in the SICU at AGH was a better experience for knowing Ian. I remember his great smile, his laugh, and his expertise.
Anita Novak
August 9, 2014
I will miss your laugh that unmistakeable laugh... You were the first person I met at AGH and when I said see you tomorrow last Tuesday I really thought I would see you the next day ... Well until tomorrow ...
Christie Oblak
August 9, 2014
Dear Rosenberg Family,
My sympathies to you. I worked at AGH in the eighties and I always remembered Ians great humor and kindness. May your memories comfort you.
Brenda (Stadler) Larson
August 9, 2014
Ian was such a wonderful man and coworker at agh!!I will never forget him and will eternally miss his smile sense of humor and comoassionthat he shared with all!! Rest in peace my friend!! God bless your family dduring this difficult time!!
kathleen schilling
August 8, 2014
I just want to share with the Rosenberg family what a great guy Ian was. You typically don't know what an impact your dad, husband, loved one makes in the workplace. I've been at A G H for 31 years...Ian was the first person to speak to me. His humor and warmth was imeasurable. He was a beautiful soul and will be greatly missed...RIP Ian
Sharon Churchin
August 8, 2014
Sorry to hear about Ian's untimely death. When I'd see Terry before his death I'd always ask about Ian. we were 2nd cousins once removed, my great grandfather Jake Scoratow & his great grandmother on his father's side were 1st cousins. Marty Scoratow
August 8, 2014
Where do I begin...you taught me so much about medicine and life. What a huge loss. Just know you will never be forgotten . My thoughts and prayers are with your family through this difficult time. You will be missed!!!!
Allison Nassif
August 8, 2014
You were a great man and a better friend you helped me find my way in the OR many years ago. I always enjoyed your jokes and conversations . You made unbearable days fun. Rest in peace my friend.
Andrea Leto
August 8, 2014
It was such an honor to no and work with you and to learn from you, your smile was always there no matter what and could always brighten up the day. God Speed my friend, God Bless your family
Gail Stump
August 8, 2014
Ian was one of the most amazing human beings I have ever know, he will be truly missed.
Scott Garing
August 8, 2014
Honored to have known you & shared so many laughs with you. Thank you for sharing, caring, & teaching so many of us.
Pamela Francis
August 8, 2014
Ian's circles of Cardiovascular co-workers, Mt Lebanon Friends, Swim Families and endless Acquaintances have lost one of the great ones!
The Entire Clements Family - Frank, Mary, Kris and Kathleen
August 8, 2014
Dear Rosenberg Family,
A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Please accept my condolences, he will not be forgotten.
Melissa Hanson
August 8, 2014
What can you say about this great friend in and out of the OR?Kind,considerate,great sense of humor,and admired by all who had the priviledge to work with him at AGH.So ironic,all the patients he helped thru their "heart surgery" at his profession,that he would succumb to the disease.Just to see his photo makes me smile:many years as a OR tech in heart surgeries...he would tell me I was older than God's dog..and one day asked me if I served at The Last Supper!Some days you needed that humor!He was loved,and will be missed..Rest in Peace my friend.Prayers to Theresa ,and children,and the family....
Jean A. Dostlik
August 8, 2014
Ian will be missed at AGH. He truly was one of my favorite people. My sympathies to the family...thinking of you with a heavy heart.
Karen Parris
August 8, 2014
You will be truly missed at A.G.H. much love to your family .. Bell and Lorenzo Thrash
belle Thrash
August 8, 2014
You're leaving a big void in the hearts of those of us who are lucky enough to have known and loved your generous spirit, work ethic and sense of humor, big guy. I guess we'll have to fill it with all those good memories you've given us over the years.
You and your family are in my prayers. See you later...
Deb Davison
August 8, 2014
May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.
American Heart Association
August 7, 2014
We are so saddened and shocked to hear about Ian. His incredible kind and hysterical personality brought such laughter to us for many years and will be so missed. We are still in disbelief. We are so very sorry we can not be there to offer our condolences in person. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Much love to you all.
Frank & Lia Pusateri
August 7, 2014
Truly the Heart of the AGH Perfusion Dept. You will be greatly missed by many my friend. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your Family.

The Antonucci's
August 7, 2014
Ian was larger than life. He made a really stressful open heart case tolerable. I will miss his smile & funny jokes. I am so sorry for your loss. Ian always called me chicklets.
Mary Cichowicz
August 7, 2014
Ian, was a great man and friend.. When, I came to agh in. 1983' myself and Sharon churchin were clueless... He taught us a great deal, was always kind and saved us from getting troulble with old staff and the boss.. What a great loss for our sad agh family.. Words can never say , what he was to me.. Love you Ian and put in a good word for us""""" debbie Bergman ,,agh
Rip , my good friend.. Rip
August 7, 2014
Ian was a great teacher, colleague and friend. He will forever be missed and never forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, his family, as you go through this difficult time.
Stan & Toni Sudar
August 7, 2014
Theresa and family my heart goes out to you in this time of sorrow. Ian's legacy of kindness, warmth and gentle nature will live on forever as will his infectous laugh and joyful spirit. Rest in eternal peace Ian.
Debbie Carpellotti
August 7, 2014
Ian was one of the beautiful souls of AGH for a lot of years, you will be cherished always. Annie gibson-Robinson Ft.Worth TX.
Annie Robinson
August 7, 2014
My dear friend, you were a great teacher and a great friend. I will miss your warm smile forever. You and your family are in my prayers.
Willis Paul
August 7, 2014
Memory Eternal to a wonderful guy!!
Lilly Alexoudis
August 7, 2014
Dear Rosenberg Family,
Please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one. I have loss count of the number of years I have known and worked with Ian. He was a wonderful man and anyone that knew Ian will remember his warm heart and his tremendous sense of humor. I will miss seeing Ian in the hallways of AGH. Although his ray of sunshine is gone, fond memories will remain of the gentle giant with a smile to warm the hearts of all the lives he touched.
Rest In Peace Ian.
Janie Askey
August 7, 2014
Dear Rosenberg Family,
I am sorry for your loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
I worked with Ian at Allegheny General for many enjoyable years in the SICU and Cath Lab. He made our worst days better, with his sense of humor and assistance with our patients. Ian was one of the people I always hoped to run into whenever I walked the halls of AGH. He will be truly be missed.
Sincerely,
Romell Boyle
August 7, 2014
Dear Rosenberg Family,
You have my deepest heartfelt sympathy. I worked for many years with Ian at AGH back in the 80's and 90's and I will never forget him. I do not believe that there are enough wonderful adjectives to describe him. Ian was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. He worked hard and was a true joy to be around. He made everyone around him feel his warmth and humor. He was one of those rare friends that will remain in the forefront of great memories.
Melanie (Steiner) Franz
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