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Rachel Y. Friedman
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated, donate3.cancer.org.

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“To Rachel's family.My son Andrew and daughter Michelle were lucky enough to both have Rachel as their kindergarten teacher. She was a wonderful...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Gail Ross

“I'm so very sorry to hear this sad news. Mrs. Friedman was the teacher that helped me to love school. She was an absolute angel. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Amber Capra - Pittsburgh, PA

“The absolute best. She was so loved by so many. Will be remembered forever by people since kindergarten ❤❤❤ How special ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Rachel Mazzie - Pittsburgh, PA

“Rachel was my daughter's kindergarten teacher. She is 35 now. My daughter and I loved her. She provided a nurturing, loving, learning environment...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ilene Cohen-Leefer - PA

“Dear Freidman family please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers and my sincere condolences are with you. May God grant you peace . ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Celia Lujan - El Paso, TX


Born April 9, 1953, Rachel Friedman of Mt. Lebanon, passed peacefully at home on December 24, 2021, age the age of 68 from complications caused by breast cancer. She leaves behind her husband of 45 years, Howard Friedman; sons, Ross (Ana) and Chad Friedman; grandson Noah Friedman; and sister Michele Yamshon. Rachel was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Estelle Goldberg Yamshon, and brother Barry Yamshon. A devoted educator, Mrs. Friedman taught kindergarten for 34 years. She spent her entire teaching career from student teaching through retirement in the same classroom at Eisenhower Elementary in Upper St. Clair and was a beloved member of the community. Family and friends welcome Tuesday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Rd., Scott Twp., 15220. Graveside Service is private to immediate family only. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated, donate3.cancer.org. www.slaterfuneral.com

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