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Francis J. Goldcamp completed 38 missions and received four Air Medal oak leaf clusters and two European Theater Bronze Stars.
He parlayed showmanship on the court with flair at the microphone to become a fan favorite for more than half a century.
The CEO of AHERF (Allegheny Health, Education and Research Foundation), once the state’s largest health system, was jailed after its fall.
A lucky break allowed a lad who had lost his father to attend a private boarding school, providing a springboard to a teaching career.
A friend described Charles “Chuck” Coffey as “a plain, simple, nice man” who practiced dentistry for 25 years in Squirrel Hill.
A life devoted to family and community theater remembered.
Shelia Margaret "Mickey" Johnston, the mother of Penguins coach Mike Johnston, died Friday in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. She was 81.
Mr. Alexander, of O’Hara, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in 2011. He devoted his life to raising funds to battle ALS.
A decade later, the attack by the mentally ill woman would become a rhetorical touchstone in the last oration of his life.
He was feared for his authoritarian tactics and admired worldwide for turning the city-state into one of the world’s richest nations.
Barry Himes won several national awards in producing and directing long format programs, including a documentary on Haiti.
Ms. Stephenson’s accomplishments range from a military career to a professorship to a stint as a pinup calendar model for charity.
David McLaughlin lived a life rich in adventure and friendships.
He also spent 50 years with Mary Jane Kowaleski, though they never married and lived on different floors of the same apartment building.
Mr. Fraser a former Australian prime minister, championed multiculturalism and loudly condemned the racist policy of apartheid in South
The Mt. Lebanon resident survived capture by German troops during World War II to become a longtime Pittsburgh attorney.
Mr. DiNardo didn’t just record news, he created it as an invested community representative and a confidante of the McKees Rocks mayor.
Serving presidents of both parties, he was reported to be “one of the brainiest and most professional members of the Foreign Service.”
George MacZura of Oakmont made products for industrial furnaces and spark plugs as an industrial engineer for Alcoa.
Robert Moore worked for Eat’n Park Hospitality Group for 40 years, starting in the kitchen retiring as the president in 1990..
In addition his research at U.S. Steel, Richard D. Manning was a leader in groups such as the Rotary and served on the Gateway School Board.
Oakmont’s Lawrence Marinacci was a crane operator when he filled in operating stage light and began a career working with entertainers.
With a master’s in social work, his professional life mirrored his personal: “He brought people from all walks of the world together.”
Mr. Graves’ many buildings include Pittsburgh’s O’Reilly Theater and the exterior of the adjacent Theater Square in the Cultural District.
Mr. Downey helped to develop the National Football League’s “Fantastic Finishes” feature, which included a recycling ad.
From an early age, Bertha Virginia Sutton was active in her parents’ Methodist church in southern Georgia.
Her popular tastes in decorating won over many customers.
Frank Markess rose from humble beginnings to become a nationally recognized insurance salesman, but he put his family above all.
Harvey Meieran could perhaps best be described as a polymath — a person of encyclopedic learning.
He oversaw a broad and sometimes unpopular financial overhaul of the archdiocese and played a prominent role in the city after 9/11.
Lisa Grandinetti, a gifted UPMC dermatologist, dies of lung cancer at age 38.
Dr. Grandinetti, a dermatologist, wife and mother of a 2-year-old daughter, died of lung cancer a week ago today. She was 38.
“She was a very strong woman. She had to deal with a strong-minded husband and four children and she did a wonderful job,” Don Yanessa said.
Mrs. Ditka was born in Carnegie and moved to Aliquippa with her husband Mike in the early 1940s.
Ed Modzelewski, the Steelers’ first-round draft choice in 1952, died Saturday at age 86 of heart failure in Sedona, Ariz.
Ira H. Gordon spent much of his life in Pittsburgh helping others in his community, through his business and his philanthropy.
The seemingly ageless “Cuban Comet” helped clear the way for generations of minority ballplayers
Rod H. Altmeyer Sr. took over Altmeyer’s Bed, Bath & Home from his father and moved stores from small downtown area to shopping centers.
Mr. McKinley, 76, was “one of our most important Pittsburgh artists of any kind,” said composer David Stock, a classmate at Carnegie Tech.
Anne Gensheimer “put her money where her mouth was” in her endless efforts to help those in need, according to friend Jim DelBianco.
Carole Connors of Upper St. Clair resented when people started ignoring maps in favor of GPS systems.
Richard List, a founding member of the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, dies at 78
He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.
“One of his dreams was to ski for a whole winter,” said his father, Bob Potter. “His plan was to go back to finish up school.”
Carmen Tedesco was someone everyone knew.
The story brought Mr. Rosenblat national recognition, especially after he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey.
Irving Kahn had watched the markets since the Great Depression of the 1930s.