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Richard George Cassoff

May 31, 1947November 14, 2021

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Dr. Richard George Cassoff, age 74, passed away on Sunday November 14, 2021 after succumbing to brain cancer. Born in Hackensack, NJ, Dr. “Rick” Cassoff was a “Pittsburgher” since 1968. He graduated from McGill University and earned a medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh. After completing his internship and residency at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, he and Dr. Richard Schollaert founded Internal Medicine Associates in Ambridge, PA, serving patients in the area for 44 years. He was well-liked and admired by his patients, colleagues, and staff. Dr. Cassoff was a gifted physician with a friendly nature and delightful sense of humor. He enjoyed many special moments traveling, skiing, and playing tennis with his wife, children, and granddaughters, who affectionately called him “Poppa”. An avid dog lover since childhood, Rick derived great pleasure from the dogs he cared for over the years. He enjoyed golfing with his son and friends, also devoting his time and talents serving on the boards of the Sewickley YMCA and Sewickley Valley Hospital. Dr. Cassoff resided in Edgeworth, PA since 1977. He will forever be cherished by his wife of 49 years Leslie; his children Amy, Rachel, Richard Jr. (Geordie) and Brooke; and granddaughters Julia and Zoe Torn. He was preceded in death by his parents Richard Warren Cassoff and Marion Cassoff.

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