Nathan Ortinberg, 94, of Beaver Falls, passed away Friday, February 3, 2023.
Born January 12, 1929, he was the son of the late Herman and Rae (Wiseman) Ortinberg.
He was a 1946 graduate of Beaver Falls High School and a 1950 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
He was President of Brighton By-Products Co. Inc. of New Brighton, PA, a nationwide distributor of greenhouse and nursery supplies and a former member of The Pennsylvania Landscape & Nursery Association, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association.
He was a former board member, Vice-President, and President of the United Jewish Community Center, Chippewa Township. He was a member of B’nai B’rith, Z.OA. and The Beaver Valley Israel Bond Committee, for which he was honored in 1987. He was also a former member of the Beaver Valley Chamber of Commerce.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Myrna Ortinberg, a son, Steven Ortinberg, and a sister, Mollie Levenson.
He is survived by his son, Larry Ortinberg of Beaver Falls, a niece, Susan Goldman, and her husband Mark of Franklin Park, and two sisters-in-law, Fern Faigen and Natalie Phillips, both of Pittsburgh, along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Private graveside services for the family were held Sunday February 5, 2023, at 2:00 PM in the Agudath Achim Cemetery, Patterson Twp., with Rabbi Howard Stein officiating.
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