Arlene Gland Elias, 82, of White Oak, died Friday, May 17, 2019. Born in the Bronx, NY on July 8, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Max and Ethel Weintraub Gland. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Sherman E. Elias, and by daughters, Ruth (Jacob) Gordon of Seattle, WA and Mimi (Mitch) Maizlech of Pittsburgh. She was The Nana to Naomi (Aryeh) Ho, Aaron Gordon, Shui Maizlech, Sammy Maizlech, Sarah Baila Gordon, and the late David Menachem Gordon. Great grandmother of Meir Ho and Dovid Simcha Ho, she is also survived by sisters, Claire Iszauk of McKeesport and Rosalie Opall of Uniontown. A service will be held Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 with Rabbi Moshe Russell officiating. Interment will follow in the New Gemilas Chesed Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to the Congregation Gemilas Chesed, 1400 Summit Street, White Oak, PA 15131.
Originally published May 19, 2019.