Myrna Ortinberg
1930 - 2020
Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home
3801 Fourth Ave.
Beaver Falls, PA
Myrna Ortinberg

Beaver Falls

Myrna Ortinberg, 89, of Beaver Falls, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020.

Born February 9, 1930, in Rochester, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Tenie and William Barnett. Myrna was a 1948 graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School and attended the University of Pittsburgh before marrying her husband of 69 years, Nathan, in 1950.

Myrna was a gifted artist whose artwork has been exhibited extensively throughout the Tri-state area and beyond. She was a former board member of The Merrick Art Gallery Associates and taught children's classes there. She was also a longtime member of Beaver Valley Artists and the Beaver Art Group, in addition to working with children at the Center for Creative Arts Expression in Beaver Falls. She believed that "Art is life and life is Art."

She was a former member of the Beaver Valley United Jewish Community Center, Outlook Club, and was a lifetime member of Hadassah.

She was preceded in death by a son, Steven Ortinberg.

She is survived by her husband, Nathan Ortinberg; a son, Larry Ortinberg; two sisters, Fern Faigen and Natalie Philips; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A graveside service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Agudath Achim Cemetery, Patterson Twp., with Rabbi Howard Stein officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hadassah, 40 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, (800) 928-0685.

Arrangements by HILL & KUNSELMAN FUNERAL HOME,, 3801 Fourth Ave., College Hill, Beaver Falls.

Published by The Beaver County Times on Jan. 29, 2020.
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Graveside service
Agudath Achim Cemetery
Patterson Twp., PA
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