Officials name deceased victims from Tree of Life shooting; UPMC provides updates on survivors

(Video included, below)

People gathered to mourn the loss of life as they hold a vigil for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.


This story will be updated as we learn more about the victims of yesterday’s mass shooting at Tree of Life Congregation, a synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

Dr. Karl Williams, chief medical examiner of Allegheny County, listed the names of 11 victims, who range in age from 54 to 97.

Victims include:

  • Joyce Fienberg, 75, of Oakland;
  • Richard Gottfried, 65, of Ross;
  • Rose Mallinger, 97, of Squirrel Hill;
  • Jerry Rabinowitz, 66, of Edgewood;
  • brothers Cecil Rosenthal, 59, of Squirrel Hill, and David Rosenthal, 54, of Squirrel Hill;
  • married couple Bernice Simon, 84, of Wilkinsburg; Sylvan Simon, 86, of Wilkinsburg;
  • Daniel Stein, 71, of Squirrel Hill;
  • Melvin Wax, 88, of Squirrel Hill;
  • and Irving Younger, 69, of Mt. Washington.

UPMC Sunday morning provided an update on the victims from the mass shooting at Tree of Life being treated at their hospitals.

As of 8:45 a.m., a 61-year-old woman is in stable condition; a 70-year-old man is in critical condition; a 55-year-old male police officer is in stable condition; and a 40-year-old male officer is in critical condition at UPMC Presbyterian.

At UPMC Mercy, a 27-year-old male officer is in stable condition.

Another male officer has already been released, UPMC said.

A brief biography of each victim is provided at the link to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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4 Responses to Officials name deceased victims from Tree of Life shooting; UPMC provides updates on survivors

  1. stella says:

    May the friends and relatives of the dead and wounded be comforted in this time of trial.

    It is a small consolation, but at least there were no children killed or wounded.

    Liked by 3 people

  2. auscitizenmom says:

    Condolences to all those who lost family members and friends. This is really so sad.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Lucille says:

    This was posted at CTH. Good to use as rebuttal for the leftie/media specious meme that President Trump is anti-Semitic…

    Celebrating! says:
    October 28, 2018 at 3:34 pm
    Photo of beautiful Tree of Life award given to President Donald Trump in 1983.


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