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The soccer star built a legendary career when he moved to Europe, leading Real Madrid to five straight Continental club championships.
Charles Barsotti‘s clean-lined cartoons, often depicting dogs, kings or overbearing businessmen, were a staple of The New Yorker magazine.
He helped Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev open their country to the West before the fall of communism in 1991.
By all accounts, Mr. Robert’s warm character garnered as much respect as the watches and engagement rings he sold.
Marilyn McDevitt Rubin will be remembered for her lifelong celebration of food and all the joys that surround it.
Paul Amos worked with his brothers to create the insurance giant.
A graduate of St. Vincent College and the Pitt School of Law, Mr. Jones served with the Army Judge Advocate General's Corps in Korea.
Jim Brosnan, who achieved modest baseball success as a pitcher, gained greater fame and consequence in the game by writing about it.
Mr. Scaife was one of the few Western Pennsylvanians to end up on the annual Forbes list of wealthiest Americans.
Dozia Newton Frazier Jr. was a pioneering engineer and devoted teacher.
His films explored sex, marriage and social mores as sharply drawn comedies of errors.
Dr. Turner was the medical director for the Magee-Womens outreach sites at Wilkinsburg and Monroeville.
When son Antonio Manno expressed interest in the sport at age 6, Mr. Murray stepped that love affair up a notch.
A co-founder of EDGE Studios, he helped shape structures such as Gateway Center Station and inspired young architects as a teacher.
He made shrewd trades, but he focused on building farm systems, even with the arrival in the mid-1970s of bidding wars.
Thomas J. Terputac rarely ruled from the bench, taking great care in crafting thoughtful opinions and decisions.
He played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom.
The longtime Pittsburgh-area priest espoused liberal causes in the Roman Catholic Church, often having editorial letters published.
His idea for a low-fare, no-frills intrastate airline grew into the nation's top domestic carrier.
Martin Lazzaro reserved some of his most ardent feelings for the men, women and children whose personal tragedies he took to heart.
William "Bill" Blakey was born and raised in that city neighborhood and worked at the Hill House Association for six decades.
The Republican leader from Tennessee served three terms and found fame from a Watergate hearings catchphrase.
Mr. DePascale’s more than 20-year career at Montour School District followed many years of commitment to music education.
Mr. Baker had first made his name in Congress as the top-ranking Republican of the Senate committee that investigated Watergate.
He conducted the Pittsburgh Opera production of "The Barber of Seville" in 2003 and several productions with Opera Theater of Pittsburgh.
A veteran stage, screen and television actor, he specialized in in playing bandits, thieves, mafia dons and other criminals.
He rose to fame in the 1960s as the straight man to Marty Allen.
Mrs. Vanoff died May 29 in Beverly Hills, Calif., after an extended battle with cancer. She was 89.
Danny King‘s fellow firefighters often joked that if he didn‘t go to heaven, he would just put out the fires down below.
Joseph Kopnisky was a football star at West Virginia University who went on to a decades-long career in coaching.
Mr. Kohne, who served as a commissioner in Ross for 16 years, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer. He was 85.
"Flowers for Algernon," which Mr. Keyes initially wrote as a short story, goes inside the head of Charlie Gordon, a man with an IQ of 68.
His conviction was overturned after he served 14 years in British prisons for a deadly Irish Republican Army terrorist bombing in the 1970s.
A pioneer of Pittsburgh's gay bar scene, "Lucky" Johns' clubs eventually wove into the larger quilt of late-night social and bottle clubs.
With a style known as “uptown rhythm and blues,” Mr. Goffin and Carole King formed one of the most successful musical teams of the 1960s.
Charles Barsotti, whose jaded canines, outlaw snails, and obtuse monarchs made readers laugh for more than 40 years, died Monday.
DuPont chemist and CMU graduate Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of body army component Kevlar, dies at 90.
Penn Hills teacher, author and former restaurant owner, Anna Sy Kao taught the art of cooking to many.
The family store would sell at prices tailored to the financial constraints of the customers, allowing the needy to pay in increments.
Around McKeesport, firefighter Frederick Bray was known as “Freddie Fire,” both for his profession and for his passion.
The CIA-funded effort got reading materials, including modern novels and medical texts, behind the Iron Curtain.
In 1973, Ultra Violet had a near-death experience, for which she blamed her habits of excess in the decade before.
Pat DeCesare took over a masonry business from his father and expanded it into DeCesare Homes, which has built many homes in Murrysville.
Nick Cenci was founder of Co & Ce Records, which helped start the careers of Lou Christie, The Vogues and Tommy James and the Shondells.
Earnest, upbeat and just a little bit square, Casey Kasem counted down each week's hit tunes.
A singer, musician, composer and a voice coach, she spent much of her music career building the choral program in Penn Hills schools.
Success was never a destination for Chuck Noll. It was not a road that had an ending, rather always a new beginning.
Maggie Kimmel, children’s literature expert and advocate for the disabled, dies at age 76.
Ruby Dee was an African-American actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway.
The Murrysville resident was known as one of the leading nuclear scientists in the world.