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David Ivan Rudel

September 26, 1931 ~ January 22, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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David I. Rudel, 91, Pittsburgh (formerly of Johnstown), died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023 at Seneca Manor. He was born in Johnstown on Sept. 26, 1931, son of the late Abe and Rae Rudel. He married Charlotte Harris at Rodef Sholom Synagogue in Johnstown on Dec. 19, 1954, and they enjoyed 62 years of marriage. He is survived by five children -- Neil (Dianne) of Duncansville, Mark (Gail) of Marietta, Ga., Barry (Debra) of Churchill, Miriam (Kevin) Quast of Penn Hills and Karen (Fred) Reb of Paris, France along with 11 grandchildren -- Nikole (Greg), Gino (Jessica), Adam (Rebecca), Jeff, Steven (Emily), Eric (Elizabeth), Alex (Becca), Rachel, Zachary, Jacob, Azriel, and three great-grandsons, Dominik, Dylan and Ari. He is also survived by a niece, nephews, cousins, sister-in law Alayne Harris, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Charlotte, brother-in-law Jerry Harris and sister-in-law Betty Harris. David was a 1949 graduate of Westmont Hilltop High School and a 1954 of Penn State University. He spent his career initially in life insurance sales and later with Heritage Real Estate. David was a lifelong Johnstowner with lifelong service to Johnstown's Jewish community as B'nai B'rith chairman, executive board member of Beth Sholom Congregation, and co-chairman of Johnstown Jewish Cemeteries for 45 years. He enjoyed playing cards and golf, watching Penn State football and, most of all, spending time with his family. Friends will be received on Friday, January 27, from noon until time of funeral service at 1:30 p.m. at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, Central Ave, Johnstown. Rabbi Irvin Brandwein officiating. Interment will be held at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in David's name may be made to Beth Sholom Congregation, 700 Indiana Street, Johnstown, Pa. 15905

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Visitation
Friday
January 27, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
John Henderson Co (Grandview Cemetery)

Funeral Service
Friday
January 27, 2023

1:30 PM
John Henderson Co (Grandview Cemetery)

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