Rose Scott

Rose Scott

Rose Nussbaum Scott (Light), 91, of Princeton died June 8, 2014. She was born in Trenton and later moved to Alabama. 

Predeceased by her husband of nearly 50 years, Otto J., she is survived by two sons, Arthur (Barbara) Nussbaum and Richard Nussbaum, both of Pittsburgh; her daughter, Marta Steele of Washington, DC; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was an active participant in and leader of Hadassah. She became president of Hadassah in Trenton, where she was also active in the sisterhood at Har Sinai Temple; later, she founded and became president of the North Hills chapter of Hadassah in Pittsburgh. In Alabama, she founded the Huntsville chapter of Hadassah. She produced and wrote several fund-raising performances, including, before Fiddler on the Roof, a drama based on Sholom Aleichem’s Tevya’s Daughters; Everything’s Rosy, a spoof of Lerner and Lowe’s My Fair Lady; and I Never Saw Another Butterfly, a compendium of poetry and reminiscences, including some from The Diary of Anne Frank, commemorating child victims of the Holocaust. 

Services were held June 13 with arrangements by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Living and Support Services, CLASS, 1400 South Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15218l or Easter Seals, Attn. Online Giving Coordinator, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60606.

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