Vincent R. Scorsone, a top executive at Alcoa in the 1980s and early '90s, died Wednesday at the age of 77.
Golfer who was recently inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame won the 1964 U.S. Open and spent 35 years in the TV broadcast booth
The junta leader oversaw a ruthless campaign of political killings and forced disappearances to quell dissidents.
Longtime partner in Washington, Pa., firm died following a stroke.
With a passion for football and family, John H. Stafford lives on through a local academic scholarship to Notre Dame that bears his name.
The restaurateur behind Golden Spike, Johnny Garneau's American Style Smorgasbord and The Beanery died Tuesday. He was 90.
Muncie, who played for New Orleans and San Diego from 1976 to 1984, died Tuesday in Los Angeles of heart failure.
Janet Thompson, whose tenure included serving as principal of Schaeffer, Regent Square and Clayton elementary schools, died at age 74.
Giuseppe "Joe" Aiello, who created award-winning pies with fresh toppings and ingredients, died at age 71.
His NAACP campaign in 1963 pushed Hollywood and Madison Avenue for greater representation of black people on-screen and in craft unions.
James R. Lauffer, chairman, president and CEO of the First National Bank of Herminie from 1971 to 2001, died at age 73.
His discoveries about the internal workings of cells shed light on genetic disorders like Tay-Sachs disease.
His designs were so easily recognizable, and recognizably expensive, that they conveyed a peculiar social currency among the moneyed elite.
John W. Smith Sr., the municipality's longtime mayor, worked tirelessly to make Mount Oliver the center of the universe.
Jack Butler, driven from the NFL in his ninth season by a knee injury while playing for the Steelers at Forbes Field, died Saturday at 85.
His attention to detail, sharp memory and extensive experience with key choreographers and dancers made him suited to serve as a coach.
Under President Ronald Reagan, Otis Bowen led efforts to respond to the AIDS crisis. He died at age 95.
Former North Irwin police chief and longtime councilman Bernard Reynolds died Thursday at age 80.
Former Gov. George M. Leader, who headed Pennsylvania's government from 1955 to 1959, died Thursday.
Herbert Gordon, whose advertising career began in 1965 as a trainee at Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, died at age 74.
George M. Leader, who rose from his parents' chicken farm to become Pennsylvania's governor in 1955, died Thursday.
Jeanne Cooper, the enduring soap opera star who played grande dame Katherine Chancellor for nearly four decades, has died. She was 84.
Virginia Cowell worked with preschoolers with emotional and behavioral problems.
A Catholic convert who cared for the poor through a career in Allegheny County government has died.
Louise Pelaia touched many lives as a dance instructor at her own school. She died Friday at age 77.
His toothache medicine was also used to treat mouth sores.
Giulio Andreotti, a seven-time prime minister of Italy, died Monday. He was 94 and lived in Rome.
Tom Knapp, an exhibition shotgun virtuoso who broke world records and dazzled crowds with his effortless precision, died April 26.
Mike Gray, a writer and filmmaker who tackled thorny contemporary issues in his work, died at age 77.
Emil Frei III, whose trailblazing use of combination chemotherapy helped make certain cancers curable for the first time, died at age 89.
Jeff Hanneman, who helped shape the group's sonic assault and wrote some of its most popular and controversial songs, died at age 49.
Philip Stehle did scholarly research in quantum optics at the University of Pittsburgh.
William McCarthy died when a driver who refused to pull over for police crashed into his cruiser.
Mike Fitzgerald, cofounder and CEO of sporting travel agency Frontiers Travel, instilled love of travel in family.
Marlene Becker Katz, whose lifelong love of nature was reflected in her many paintings, died Monday.
William C. Cox Jr. was the patriarch of the Bancroft clan that controlled Dow Jones & Co. for 105 years.
Colleen Mary McGuire was just 18 when she started as a bookkeeper for the nonprofit advocacy group and stayed for 42 years. She died at 62.
John C. Reynolds, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon since 1986, died at age 77.
Chip Kamin, who had a hard-earned reputation for challenging himself in extreme conditions, died at age 62.
Robert Wampler "was always happier in McKeesport," said his son Robert. "He thought it was the best place in the world to live."
Janos Starker, one of the 20th century's most renowned cellists, has died at age 88.
Steven Mamula created the Mamula Insurance Agency in Carnegie, a one-agent operation that provided home, life and property insurance.
Gloria McDermott Hickton died Saturday in St. Clair Hospital.
The United Methodist pastor witnessed the Mazeroski home run and Immaculate Reception.
David Mooney, an accomplished high school athlete, died Saturday.
A California lawyer whose closing argument in 1972 helped persuade an all-white jury to acquit a black communist, has died.
Edward de Grazia, a lawyer and teacher, died April 11 in Potomac, Md.
Naval officer played supporting role in iconic World War II photo of flag raising on Mount Suribachi.
In the week before her death Sue Garnhart had begun coughing often and sometimes struggling to breathe. But not when she was teaching piano.
Her books, two of which won the Newberry Medal, reveal an uncommon understanding of young people.
In a career that spanned six decades, George Jones put 167 records on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and won two Grammy Awards.
Robert G. Monsour was an old-fashioned physician and the patriarch of a quartet of Syrian brothers who built the Monsour Medical Center.
Bob Perry, a homebuilder who became one of the largest Republican campaign donors in Texas and eventually the nation, died at age 80.
George Banky, former boys basketball coach at Baldwin High School, died Wednesday at UPMC Montefiore in Oakland. He was 83.
The hard-living singer was known for hit songs like "He Stopped Loving Her Today."
The Pennsylvania Democrat's 1986 challenge for Arlen Specter's U.S. Senate seat was unsuccessful.
The one-time apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright envisioned a marriage of architecture and ecology.
Judge Lancaster was the head administrator for the district, advising the other judges and overseeing budgets and personnel. He was 63.
University of Pittsburgh professor Hugo G. Nutini was one of the great anthropologists studying Mexico of the 20th century. He died at 84.
Claudia Gallant was a "master of letting everybody contribute and everybody having a voice," said a colleague.
The pioneering neurologist specialized in pregnancy and was one of the few experts in a field she helped create.
For Auggie Carlino, there was always just one more election to work before he could quit. He died of cancer at age 84.
His oral vaccine preceded Jonas Salk's injected variety but was never approved for use in the United States.
Chuck Ream, a former W&J football coach and educator, has died at 84.
Frank Bank, who as Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford served as the dim-witted foil to "Beaver" Cleaver, died Saturday.
Grammy award-winning gospel singer appeared at revival meetings for more than half a century.
William Burchinal may be remembered longest for playing a zombie in 1968 cult classic horror film "Night of the Living Dead."
Daniel A. Pietragallo Sr., former executive director of the Pittsburgh Housing Authority, died Wednesday.
Mae Mayswa was the wife of the Giants' legend for 41 years.
Robert Perloff was a distinguished academic. He also was a tireless, ardent, prolific writer of letters and touching essays, many in the PG.
Al Neuharth, the founder of USA Today, died Friday at age 89.
David Hunter, who worked at many brokerage and investment firm before founding his own company, died at age 84.
Richard H. Smith, who worked in Pittsburgh Public Schools and as an organist at several churches, died at age 77.
Andrew Panchura, orthodontist, World War II veteran, father of six and member of the "Flying Dentists," died Thursday at the age of 89.
Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an executive in the early 1970s, died at age 82.
Ms. Mustari was a world traveler and an ardent philanthropist.
Robert Byrne didn't pursue the game full time until he was in his 40s, becoming U.S. champion in 1972. He died at age 84.
Patricia McCormick, by all accounts the first woman in North America to become a professional bullfighter, died at age 83.
Once known as Sister Teresine, she was dedicated to the spiritual renewal movement.
Mr. Gilliam, a resident of Bethel Park, took up amateur boxing in his youth before becoming a pastor. He was 83.
Timothy Evans, a regular at the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre for more than 40 years, died at age 62.
Leonard Kubiak Sr., who dedicated himself to students and staff at Peabody for nearly 30 years, died at age 85.
Louis Balot III, a Navy lieutenant commander who provided technical support for nuclear propulsion systems on U.S. vessels, died at age 49.
Baroness Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister, died Monday at 87.
Lilly Pulitzer created an enduring fashion uniform for wealthy socialites and jet setters almost by accident.
Family members of Edward L. Dardanell described him as a man who lived life large.
A stickler for accuracy, former PG journalist Andrew Chancellor wanted his obituary to get everything right. So he wrote the first draft.
Paul Williams, who founded Crawdaddy, the first national publication entirely devoted to in-depth commentary about rock music, died March 27
As the first partner to the famous Muppeteer, she was instrumental in the creation of the earliest characters in the brood of marionettes
Alex Watson, an early "urban pioneer" who was restoring while demolitions were going on around him in Allegheny West, died at age 91.
The college and professional coach built successful teams but moved on unexpectedly, leaving players and fans feeling betrayed.
Yvonne Brill in the early 1970s invented a propulsion system to help keep communications satellites from slipping out of their orbits.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial assessments turned film reviewing into a sport, died at age 70.
Burnett Bartley, who died at age 88, was a longtime employee of Koppers Co. and had plenty of hidden talents.
Richard Conboy, a Pittsburgh priest who helped nuns and monks with change after Vatican II, died at age 78.
Louis V. Kasperik, a retired Derry pharmacist who was the last surviving member of Duquesne's great basketball team, died at age 93.
Shain Gandee, one of the group of West Virginia friends highlighted in the MTV series "Buckwild," died at age 21.
A migrant farm worker who became a nursing professor at the university has died at age 77.
Elsie Thompson, who, at 113, was the oldest living American, died March 21.
The Rev. Robert Gumbert, ex-pastor of Methodist churches throughout West Pennsylvania and a former chaplain at Braddock Hospital, has died.