Freda Ellis -- sister of the late playwright August WIlson -- was a beloved force in the community.
The versatile filmmaker also wrote and produced features, directed for television and wrote novels.
Mr. Dacey, 83, of Brookline died Wednesday at St. Clair Hospital of congestive heart failure.
Marvin Mandel, governor who fell from grace; Oliver Sacks, neurologist; Nelson Shanks, painter of presidents and royalty
Mr. Page, a Harvard Ph.D. who taught at Robert Morris University for decades, founded Regional Resources to protect historic buildings.
New Kensington physician was committed to social justice.
Susan Fitzgerald, who co-founded Pine-based Frontiers International Travel, died following complications from heart surgery. She was 76.
He was the first high school player to go straight to the NBA when he was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1975.
Frank E. Petersen III said his father died at his home, of complications from lung cancer. He was 83.
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Oliver Lee Miller broke his crack addiction, became a Veterans Administration housekeeper and reconnected with his Hill District family.
James C. “Klinger” Klingensmith was a longtime labor leader and college football official for the Big 10 Conference and Conference USA.
He and his father, Anthony, before him, were institutional architects for the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh from 1918 through 2004.
He helped many get a start in life.
After retiring, Ms. Malec opened a business called Guardianship Services and was a fiduciary for incompetent veterans, her son said.
Catherin ’Katie’ Anderson suited up her service dog, Barnaby, and visited other residents at nursing homes and hospitals.
In the 1960s, he was an adviser on employment and training for the administrations of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson.
In addition to her starring role on “F Troop,” Ms. Patterson appeared on TV shows “The Monkees,” “Adam-12” and “Green Acres.”
Charles A. McLaughlin was involved in politics, civic causes, church events, business and fraternal groups.
Benton L. Becker, negotiated Nixon pardon; Forrest M. Bird, inventor of medical supplies; Hamid Gul, Pakistani general and spymaster.
Mr. Stokes was elected to the House in 1968, becoming Ohio’s first black member of Congress and one of its most respected and influential.
Lawrence “Deuce” Skurcenski, a beloved figure in western Pennsylvania high school sports circles, died at the age of 73.
Emma Didlake was the nation’s oldest veteran, having served in Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II.
Over the course of his long career, Washington, Pa. native Alan “Bud" Yorkin won six Emmy Awards, a Peabody, a Sylvania and a Director's
Mrs. Henry married Thomas B. Henry who would open his Tom Henry Chevrolet dealership in Richland in 1958.
Mr. Rayne, who lived in Forest Hills, then Oakland and finally St. Louis, died Aug. 9 at a St. Louis nursing home. He was 88.
The Rev. James Earl Garmon Sr., was an active member of the community whose service included his appointment to the state Human Relations
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Over a span of many decades into his 80s, he was a leader of the Bloomfield community through his work with many organizations.
Dale Sacia, of Hampton, died Wednesday at the VA Hospital in Butler. He was 90 and had been battling cancer.
The East Liberty actor who often partnered with Army buddy Don Knotts funded the Checco Rehearsal Studio at Carnegie Mellon University.
She co-founded the Historical Society of Carnegie with her husband to prepare for the borough’s centennial in 1994.
Mr. Molchen, 78, formerly the advertising manager for the Pittsburgh Press then Post-Gazette, died in crash with his wife badly injured.
Stanley Zubik “was a guy who had simple tastes,” said his son, Bishop Zubik. He “had great pride in his faith and in his Polishness.”
Bishop Zubik and other relatives and friends were keeping vigil and praying the rosary at Mercy Hospital when the elder Zubik died.
Dale William Stetzer of Sewickley conceived ideas to help firms like Continental Airlines and DuPont generate interest in new products.
When it came to furniture, Morris Waldman knew his stuff. But that’s not what kept him in business for half a century.
Mr. Kravetz died Friday at age 91.
Frank Gifford, a Hall of Fame running back and receiver, died at his home in Connecticut on Sunday. He was 84.
Antonina “Nina” Insana, owner and operator of the Franco Beauty Academy chain, died Wednesday from a stroke.
Bette Louise Hughes was ardent feminist, activist and advocate for people who had no voice
Called an “icon” by the school principal, Ms. Williams spent 35 years at the school district. “She was first and foremost a child advocate.
Gregg Frank worked as a Pittsburgh paramedic for 24 years.
Maurice Gable had a varied career in public relations, marketing and film production.
Dr. Pollock, who died of heart failure Friday at age 87.
Richard S. Schweiker, a Norristown native, served 20 years U.S. House and Senate before serving in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet.
Mrs. Hillman, the wife of billionaire Henry Hillman, was once described as "the Grand Duchess of the Pennsylvania Republican Party."
Mr. Keenan, of Kennedy, had been the community liaison in the district attorney’s office after a long career with U.S. Steel sales.
Longtime South Side resident Blanche Dunik knew how to lend a hand and keep a secret.