Sister Donna Marie Tahaney helped start the nonprofit Girls Hope of Pittsburgh, which now runs two homes in the area for young women.
Dr. Miller first came to the Pittsburgh area in 1955 when he became the first chief pathologist at Sewickley Valley Hospital.
Avid fan of University of Pittsburgh athletics helped build a major printing company in the city.
Mr. White suffered from Parkinson’s Disease and had retreated from the public even as the band he founded kept performing.
After medical school, Dr. Robert Jeffrey Reed III returned to the hospital his grandfather helped to found in Wheeling and never left.
Robert J. Simcic worked as an engineer until age 78, then continued his work as an artist.
Signe Toly Anderson, original member of the Jefferson Airplane, left the band after its first record and was replaced by Grace Slick.
Joe Harris accompanied a who’s who of modern jazz greats, died Wednesday at age 89.
Among her students were Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, archbishop of Galveston-Houston, and the Rev. Charles Bober of St. Killian Parish.
Sylvia Wofford Burnett was 78 and had long outlived the 2006 prognosis that she had only five more years of life.
To the public, he was recognizable in his red vest and engineers hat, inviting visitors to blow the train whistle and slapping high-fives.
Edna Mae Tuite loved her job and her coworkers at the Eat’n Park in Banksville, but most of all she loved her customers.
Jefferson Airplane played just one show in Pittsburgh, but his Jefferson Starship would touch down here many times.
His sad-eyed face was ideal for playing over-the-hill detective Phil Fish in “Barney Miller” and doomed Mafia soldier in “The Godfather.”
Lawrenceville native was a longtime volunteer for youth sports programs and Catholic parishes.
His name was synonymous with getting problems solved for many in the Pittsburgh TV viewing area.
She was internationally recognized for her creative work with beads, but also produced artwork with glass, decoupage and oil paints.
Obituary: Nicholas DeBonis / Onetime opera singer, World War II veteran ‘made everyone so comfortable’
Nicholas DeBonis became a formally trained opera singer; a career in which he may have continued in if not for World War I.
Mr. Sray, 58, died Saturday of pneumonia.
Friends and colleagues said Steven Burke didn’t want to be the focus of attention for his family’s philanthropy.
Mr. Michaels played with the team from 1961-63 and began his career with the Los Angeles Rams. He was 80.
During his tenure, WQED’s national programming included “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,” National Geographic specials and “WonderWorks.”
Her interest in nature and science fueled her faith in God, inspiring her to devote her life to teaching and helping others.
He was one of the band’s founding members and is credited with co-writing many of its hits.
By all accounts, Jim “JR” Horne was like someone out of a Coen Brothers movie. So, no surprise: He actually did play parts in 2000’s “O
Longtime McCandless resident was a milkman for nearly six decades.
Ted Marchibroda, a Venango County native, was drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the NFL draft in 1953 as a quarterback.
Mr. Darney died Sunday after a seven-year battle with cancer.
Rickman was often cast as the bad guy; with his rich, languid voice he could invest evil with wicked, irresistible relish.
Over the course of his life, Brian Demchak completed the Pittsburgh Marathon three times.
Phil Delmer, an accomplished golfer and longtime Mount Washington resident, died Jan. 3 in Wellington, Fla. He was 73.
The Hall of Fame said Irvin died Monday night of natural causes at his Houston home.
He transformed the sound — and the look — of rock with his audacious creativity and his sexually ambiguous makeup and costumes.
David Bowie’s death a shock to those he inspired.
Mr. Thompson was 71 when he died Wednesday of cancer.
Volunteer led fundraising effort for Magee Women’s Hospital research.
Otis Clay and longtime collaborator Billy Price are nominated at the Blues Music Awards for best soul blues album.
Mrs. Allison served as president of her husband’s construction company while he focused on developing Tollgrade Communications.
Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond was revered as one of the most influential cinematographers in film history for his work on several films.
Decades after he last stepped into a classroom, Montour teacher Terry O’Shea’s influence resonates.
Dundas Grant Peacock was a clever businessman with lots of preparation to strike successful business deals.
Mr. Boulez’s family announced the death to the Philharmonie Paris but did not disclose a cause. He was 90.
Mr. Olander spent more than 50 years as a real estate developer, and started several restaurants around the city.
The Rev. Warren W. Metzler served for 34 years at St. James Catholic church in Wilkinsburg and worked with the Thomas Merton Society.
Ms. Norante of Butler, died of natural causes Dec. 23 at UPMC Passavant in McCandless. She was 91.
Ms. Nelson-Wise, 67, of Friendship, who died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.
Devoted to his family and church, he built Massaro Corp. His descent into Alzheimer’s prompted major fundraising efforts for research.
While Cole was a Grammy winner in her own right, she had her greatest success in 1991 when she re-recorded her father’s classic hits.
John A. Carroll finished his career as ombudsman for the Pittsburgh Press, after holding many jobs within the newspaper.
Mr. Spitzer’s work changed the treatment of many mental illnesses, as well as the way insurance companies paid doctors for it.