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Burkart Holzner of Mount Washington died at the age of 83.
Margaret M. “Peg” Fitzgerald’s entire working life was composed of service: to God, her country and to the inmates at the county jail.
He was co-founder and conductor of the influential Orchestra of the 18th Century and a virtuoso recorder player.
Besides poems, novels and translations from Russian, Italian and English, Mr. Petrov authored numerous film scripts and plays.
John Akers was with the company for 33 years, serving for six years as CEO beginning in 1985, which was a difficult and challenging time.
Mr. Kiely joined the Steelers shortly after World War II and retired in 1989, a year after Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr. died.
Zern’s News, while tiny, harbored a wide selection of newspapers, magazines and books for sale during a 20-year run in Wilkinsburg.
To many growing up in the coal mining communities around Bridgeville, Victoria Minella’s restaurant was their home away from home.
Alexander Gavula was one of the technical people upon whom broadcasts depend.
He founded a magazine and organizations to combat hunger and illiteracy.
The for-profit college that John Sperling founded to serve working adults made him a billionaire.
Peter G. “Pete” Ladygo Sr. had a job title that would make any athlete at least a little envious, even in 1952: guard for the Pittsburgh
Richard Attenborough won Academy Awards as director and producer of the 1982 epic that explored the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
The land and what it produced were both his vocation and his avocation.
Harry Weiland, honored for bravery as member of elite Army unit Alamo Scouts in World War II’s Pacific Theater, dies at 89.
The University of Pittsburgh and Richard Mellon recruited Albert B. Ferguson Jr. to found the orthopaedic surgery department.
Mr. Gray retired from full-time scouting in 1994 but continued to work for the Pirates part time in various roles through the 2012 season.
Donald Gruda was a skilled soccer player during an era when the game was not as widely popular as it is today.
After surviving tuberculosis, typhoid and malaria as a child, Mr. Iyengar credited yoga with saving his life.
Mr. Khan, 100, became the world’s greatest squash player after humble beginnings in a Pashtun village, watching British officers play.
The Rev. Sidney Hills, who followed his ancestors’ paths into ministry, will be honored Saturday at East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
Alan Gibney spent 35 years as an engineer at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory in West Mifflin.
Fomer state senator and attorney general dies at 80.
Sophie Friedman Masloff, who made history as Pittsburgh’s first woman mayor, died Sunday morning at age 96.
The East Liberty native, who never played for a team, was a fiery competitor who loved teaching athletes of all ages.
Vernon F. Gallagher, who served as the eighth president of the university from 1950 to 1959, died Thursday. He was 99.
Former Idaho Republican congressman, died Thursday of natural causes at a medical center in Pocatello, Idaho,
Mr. Adams died of a heart attack Thursday during a surfing vacation in Mexico with his wife and friends.
James D. Porter III had life of service to Millvale
Mr. Lehman was a longtime broadcaster with what friends described as an encyclopedic knowledge of classical music.
The WWII veteran was devoted to the city’s gardening organizations. “He had a way with flowers that was just remarkable,” said Toto Fisher.
Anthony Mario Piccioni touched the lives of many students during his 30-year career as wrestling coach at West Mifflin Area High School.
Her husky voice and smoldering onscreen chemistry with her husband, Humphrey Bogart, made her a defining movie star of the 1940s.
Fredia Hurdle, one of the plaintiffs in the case that led to the striking down of Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban, died Thursday.
Mr. Schwotzer took over Crossgates, his father’s business, and left a legacy of honest deal-making and dedicated charitable work.
Former state Rep. Thomas C. Petrone, a Democratic legislator known for his sense of humor and old-school devotion to constituents, is dead.
Richard Marowitz was just a day removed from witnessing the horrors of Dachau when he found a top hat in Adolf Hitler’s Munich apartment.
Dorothy Salisbury Davis, an author whose fascination with motivation, morality and manners powered her plots, died Sunday at her home.
A few minutes was all it took to see how much passion Jason Dilliott, a Northgate School District band director, had for his job.
Dr. Stavrides died July 28 at the Willows of Presbyterian Senior nursing home in Oakmont at the age of 85.
Robert M. Lumish, a noted infectious diseases specialist, never did anything in half-measures, his daughter said.
Mr. Brady undertook a crusade for gun control after he suffered a serious head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Reagan.
Dr. Betancourt, a retired surgeon at AGH, was an outspoken critic of top management during the collapse of the hospital’s parent company.
Brother Nathan M. Cochran was a teacher, student mentor, registrar at Saint Vincent in Latrobe, but is best-known for his love for the arts.