Florence “Flo” Mendelson, 89 of Shadyside, Ohio formerly of Bellaire, Ohio died Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the Belmont Community Hospital in Bellaire, Ohio.
She was born June 5, 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Harry and Sara Sokol Rubin.
Florence was the owner and operator of Merle Norman Cosmetics and The Berman’s Wig Shop in Bellaire, Ohio; a member of Temple Shalom in Wheeling, West Virginia, the Temple Shalom Sisterhood, Wheeling Chapter of Hadassah, former Bellaire City Hospital volunteer and the Bellaire Child Guidance.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Mendelson on August 22, 2005 and her brother, Sidney Rubin.
Surviving are her three sons, Joel Mendelson of Littleton, Colorado, Gerry Rose Mendelson of Shadyside, Ohio and Zachary Krista Mendelson of Morgantown, West Virginia. Also five grandchildren, Tiffany Bocox of Siloam Springs, Arkansas,
Erica Andrew Yanchus of San Diego, California, Lindsay Patrick Fletcher of Columbus, Ohio, Izaak Mendelson of New York City, New York and Yale Mendelson of Morgantown, West Virginia; one great granddaughter, Hanlon Yanchus and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio on Saturday, February 7, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm and on Sunday from 1 pm until the time of service at 2 pm February 8, 2015 with Rabbi Beth Jacowitz Chottiner officiating. Interment in the Jewish Winding Hill Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Temple Shalom 23 Bethany Pike Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 or the Charity of the donor’s choice.
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