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Mr. Butter, born in Amsterdam, came to Pittsburgh in 1955 to work for Mellon Bank and spent the rest of his life here.
Frank Mankiewicz, who was Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s press secretary and directed George McGovern’s 1972 campaign, died Thursday.
The Alcoa executive filled the years past age 65 chairing boards, running associations, helping kids and volunteer interests.
Virginia “Ginnie” Birmingham went to law school after many years as a stay-at-home mother because she “wanted to do more with her life.”
Geraldine Zeltman, one of the first black secretaries hired at U.S. Steel and active in the Urban League, dies at 86.
With full backing from his publisher, Katharine Graham, Mr. Bradlee led The Post into the first rank of American newspapers.
The Bridgeville native died Thursday at St. Clair Hospital.
Mr. Franzos was the cheerleading Pitt panther in college days and, forsaking the family’s butcher business, became a respected photographer.
Zilpha Keatley Snyder, author of eerie children’s tales, delved into subjects like witchcraft, murder and dysfunctional families.
She was widely revered for her ability to inhabit roles comic and tragic, subtle and flamboyant
He was a sought-after character actor onstage and in films.
David S. Shrager, a criminal defense attorney for nearly 40 years, died Thursday at the age of 67.
Elizabeth Pena dies at 55; actress in ‘The Incredibles,’ ‘La Bamba’
Often secretive about her personal life and her writing methods, J. California Cooper let her books speak for her instead.
Thaddeus T. Boron of Carrick was considered a perfectionist who thought everyone who died should be treated with dignity.
Mr. Tomasic died Saturday at his home in West Homestead of complications from diabetes. He was 69.
It was the most notorious spy case of the Cold War, and it rested largely on the testimony of Ethel Rosenberg’s brother, David Greenglass.
A veteran whose four decades serving his country began in World War II died Saturday at age 90.
No task was too big for Edward Ozimek in his service to students at the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children.
Judge Simmons was named the first African-American federal judge in Western Pennsylvania in 1978 by President Jimmy Carter.
A “healing presence” in the lives of many, Father Wiethorn was a member of the Capuchin order for more than 50 years
Sister Francesca Lumpp loved helping people. So it’s no coincidence that her mission in life was nursing and teaching.
“Hair” focused on the lives of a tribe of hippies in New York City and featured songs that became pop hits for other artists.
He was recognizable with his gleaming pate atop a 6-foot-6 frame and bassoon of a voice laced with the lilting cadences of the Caribbean.
The campy rock ’n’ roll band wore Revolutionary War-era costumes and cranked out a string of grungy hits in the mid-1960s.
Harold Goldman is a former principal at three Pittsburgh schools by day and a religious school principal at several congregations at night.
Phillip Joseph Frazetta was the son of Sicilian immigrants and worked from a very young age.
John L. McManus served multiple terms on the Green Tree Borough Council and advocated for military desegregation and fairer taxes.
Jean-Claude-Duvalier was the self-proclaimed “president for life” of Haiti whose corrupt and brutal regime sparked a popular uprising.
Mary Ann Schaefer, longtime librarian at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, dies at 64.
Jean-Claude Duvalier, the self-proclaimed “president for life” of Haiti, died Saturday of a heart attack
Her feat in 1964 aboard a single-wing Cessna 180 covered 23,000 miles in 29 days.
Frank Demor was the kind of car dealer who was relentless in his salesmanship and who had a quick understanding of his customers.
The Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder was best known for shaking Jackie Robinson’s hand when the latter broke baseball’s color barrier.
The son of an Italian immigrant family, Francis J. Rifugiato knew the value of an education.
He led the hit squad that was sent to avenge the murders of 11 Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Olympic Games.
Robert L. Kasperik followed his father into the family pharmacy business in Derry, but he also made his own mark as a civic leader.
Mr. Guarino never played an instrument but, as co-owner of Calico Records and other labels, he had a keen ear for what worked.
He was convicted of corruption charges in 2002 and became the second member of congress to be expelled since the Civil War.
Longtime Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter and columnist Sally Kalson died Friday from complications of ovarian cancer. She was 63.
Sara “Sally” Stenson was a passionate advocate for quality, affordable child care long before the subject was in vogue.