Elisa Schwartz, a family member, remembered Mallinger - her grandmother's cousin - in a tribute on her Facebook page, calling the 97-year-old "one of the matriarchs of the family".
The victims ranged in age from 54 to 97 and included brothers and a husband and wife. The counts include with 11 counts of obstruction of exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death, as well as 11 counts of use of a firearm to commit murder during and in relation to a crime of violence. He is to appear before a federal magistrate on Monday. The local medical examiner, Dr. Karl Williams, said, "Lots of shots were fired, there were casings everywhere". "They did what needed to be done with the rabbi to make our services happen", he said.
Charging documents said the suspect, Robert Gregory Bowers, armed with an AR-15 assault rifle and three handguns, wanted all Jews to die and that Jews "were committing genocide to his people", an apparent reference to his belief that a Jewish refugee agency assisting foreign nationals entering the US endangered non-Jews in America.
The 74-year-old spent most of her career at the University of Pittsburgh's Learning Research and Development Center, retiring in 2008 from her job as a researcher looking at learning in the classroom and in museums.
Winnipeg's Jewish community and supporters will band together Tuesday for a vigil to honour victims of the Pittsburgh shooting.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said she was "horrified" by the shooting and called on Canadians to "stand together against hatred, intolerance, anti-Semitism and violence".
He had an assault rifle and three handguns at the time of the attack, which lasted around 20 minutes, Jones said.
Six people were injured in the attack, including four officers.
Bowers himself has been hospitalised in fair condition with multiple gunshot wounds.
Gaea Leinhardt, professor emerita at Pitt, called Fienberg her best friend and told The Washington Post that she had a way of putting teachers at ease when she visited their classrooms.
During the week, anyone who wanted to get inside Tree of Life synagogue had to ring the doorbell and be granted entry by staff because the front door was kept locked.
Among the 11 who were killed are a former deputy district attorney, two brothers and a couple who had been married at that synagogue.
Pastor John Hagee - founder and chairman of Christians United for Israel - said in a video statement, "Our Jewish brothers and sisters are hugging their children close in anguish as they try to grapple with this evil".
The Pittsburgh massacre comes less than two weeks before midterm elections, hours after a man was arrested and accused of mailing pipe bombs to prominent Democrats, and is the latest in a seemingly endless series of mass shootings and hate-fueled attacks - including a possible hate crime in which a man killed two black shoppers at a grocery store in Louisville.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto disagreed. He said he planned to travel to Pittsburgh but offered no details.
"He will be received very coldly".
"Those of us who worked with him respected and admired his devotion to his work and faith".
Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League civil rights group that combats anti-Semitism - said he was encouraged by the president's words after Pittsburgh but also sounded a note of warning. "It's the environment that you create with your rhetoric".
Bowers had made many anti-Semitic posts online, including one early on October 27.
"I feel a part of me died in that building", he told the Post.
Chris Hall, a 28-year-old neighbor who works at a catering company, described Bowers as utterly unremarkable - "just like a 50-yr-old dude" - usually clad in jeans, hoodie and jacket.
"I can't say anything, and I'm barely breathing", recalled Barry Werber, 76, in an interview with the Associated Press.
"There was no clues".