Jul 28, 2014

Florence Iwler

Iwler, 89, of Leetsdale, was a retired assistant superintendant for Moon Area School District; past member of the Quaker Valley School Board and Leetsdale Council.

Florence Iwler

Florence Iwler, 89, of Leetsdale passed away Saturday, Nov 3, 2012 in her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Aug. 4, 1923, in McKees Rocks, the daughter of the late of Louis and Sarah Tulip Libson.

She was a retired assistant superintendant for Moon Area School District and a member of the Beth Samuel Jewish Center in Ambridge.

Florence received her B.S., Master's, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She was an elected member of the Quaker Valley School Board, Leetsdale Council Member, a member of the Sewickley Public Library Board, and the Democratic National Committee.

Her passions in life were traveling internationally having seen five continents, spending time with her family and she enjoyed her time as a Brownie leader as her daughters grew up and community service.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her husband, Irvin H. Iwler on Sept. 17, 2011; and an infant daughter at birth.

Surviving are three daughters, Sandra (Barry) Moskowitz of Wayne, PA, Joanie (Que) Bronson of Annapolis, MD, and Judy (Steve) Budabin of Falls Church, V A; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Harriet (Saul) Levin of Mt. Lebanon.

Family and friends gathered Monday for funeral services in the John Syka Funeral Home, Inc., 833 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge. Rabbi Stephanie Wolfe  officiated, followed by interment at Coraopolis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Leetsdale Garden Club, Attention: Judy Fulton or to the Fourth of July Committee, Attention: Mary Kay Dschuha, Leetsdale Borough Building, 373 Beaver St., Leetsdale, PA 15056.

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