Miriam Scott Apter passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 21 at the wonderful age of 101. She was born June 18, 1920 in Welch, West Virginia and was the daughter of the late David and Libby (Roston) Scott. She was the beloved wife of the late Nathaniel Apter for almost 75 years. She was a graduate of The Collegiate School in Richmond VA, and attended the University of Richmond before transferring to Goucher College.
She is survived by her children, Elizabeth Finegold (Alan) and Scott Apter (Ruth) and her beloved and wonderfully attentive granddaughters, Amanda Finegold, Emily Fine (Gavin), Molly Georgakis (Angelo), Lauren Bairnsfather (Christopher), Katie Ruther- Ford (Tut). Her special joy was her great grandchildren, Hannah Finegold, Sophie Fine, and Charlie and Sammy Rutherford. She had a remarkable and loving relationship with her nieces and nephews. She died as she lived with grace and dignity. Arrangements are by the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. (412) 672-6322, Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Graveside Services will be held at Elrod Cemetery of Temple B’nai Israel at 11 AM on Wednesday August 25th. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Holocaust Center Of Pittsburgh, PO Box 798, 601 East 8th Ave. Pittsburgh 15120 or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Originally published August 23, 2021.