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Nathan Melamed, Class of 1939

Nathan Melamed, age 89 of Squirrel Hill, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 9, 2013. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dorothy; and his sons, David, Peter, and Paul, whom he loved very much. He was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1923 and emigrated to New York City in 1929. He attended Townsend Harris High School, City College of New York, and Brooklyn Polytechnic.

After college, he worked on the Manhattan Project and later worked as a scientist at the Westinghouse research labs in Churchill, PA. He was a long standing board member of the PA chapter of the ACLU, a past president of the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, and a founding member of the 14th Ward Independent Democratic Club. He loved cooking, folk dancing, and travel. A celebration of his life will be announced. Private memorial.

Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on March 12, 2013.