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Kathy Kerestes, first female reporter for WTAE Radio who established “Women of Spirit” awards at Carlow University, dies at 61.
She was a loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress.
Mr. Nash, who attended Carnegie Mellon, was killed along with his wife, Alicia, in a crash on Saturday.
He continued to make house calls even after it had become a thing of the past in medicine, his family recalls.
Ms. Kraft used her education in nursing and theology to serve the Pittsburgh community, particularly at Carlow University and St. Thomas
LaTonya Renae Batteaste, a former basketball player at Pitt who became a teacher and coach in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, died May 14.
Mr. Simon was president of the institution for nearly a decade, stepping down in 1995.
Mr. Allison was “in the top echelon of ad pros,” rising to director of advertising at U.S. Steel, but maintained a healthy perspective.
Born in England, Mr. Justice brought his family from London to the U.S. when he was recruited by the Westinghouse Electric Corp.
William Yee Ott of McCandless used his dental skill on Christian missionary trips to Asia, Africa and Central America.
“Fran was an iconic figure at Penn State,” said Jack Ham. Fisher’s first Penn State broadcast was also Joe Paterno’s first as head coach.
Rita Rosini Silvestri, pioneering Homestead pediatrician, dies at 95.
Sigmund Lenchner stayed involved with Today’s Home as a lamp buyer until he turned 90 four years ago.
Jim Hurray worked as a disc jockey for WYEP radio in the 1970s and 1980s,
A business executive, yachtsman, musician and family man, Mr. Loeffler died Thursday at his O’Hara home. He was 89.
The finance chief for Bernard Madoff died before he could be sentenced for his role in the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.
Tom Lamb, who rose to become leader of the state Senate Democrats in the 1970s, died at home in Mt. Lebanon on Thursday.
Mr. Gilmore, who became a model for U.S. government personnel overseas, graduated from Clairton High School in 1955.
More than half of Monessen’s pros played under Joe Gladys.
Mr. Carawan did not write “We Shall Overcome” but introduced it to civil rights activists, who made it their own.
Paul J. Koropal suffered a “cardiac episode” while serving a search warrant in Fayette County.
Robert Wolfson’s commanding voice turned heads. Publicly known as “Bob Wilson,” he became an announcer on KQV-AM in 1967.
Ms. Daly Danko, a Democrat from Regent Square, was running for a second term as council representative in District 11.
Much of the enmity against Jim Wright, a Texas Democrat, derived from the way he ran the House and saw his role as speaker.
Despite raising nine children, Mary Ellen Quinn of McCandless found time to be active in her church and peace movements.
Donald Kaelin helped to turn his family’s farming equipment business in Franklin Park into a retail farming and greenhouse operation.
Anthony “A.J.” Belski of Castle Shannon was so gregarious that customers changed lines to go through his supermarket checkout line.
Gracious and generous, Elva Perrin also taught languages and served in WWII effort. “She had love in her heart for all,” said her daughter.
With its infectious rhythm and facile chord changes, “Louie Louie” was the first song many aspiring teen bands learned in the early 1960s.
Peggy Neal, who died March 8, mentored many others at Homeless Children’s Education Fund.
Mr. King, whose career spanned several decades, was the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters in some of their biggest hits.
Terri Taylor was intense about pursing justice, making local and worldwide community a better place.
Local racing luminary August “Gus” Linder passes away at 86, leaving behind a decorated and memorable legacy.
Pio Olindo D’Orazio, 89, of Jefferson Hills, helped to found Donora Sportswear in 1964 and the company thrived making London Fog raincoats.
As she moved up the ranks of the Wilkinsburg School District, Jo Anne Hardick never lost sight of the students and teachers.
Attorney Maurice “Tito” Braunstein devoted his time and talent to the stage and music, including starting the Jewish Theatre of Pittsburgh.