Obituaries

Christopher Conway (Left) with a fellow firefighter
Pittsburgh Fire Fighter
Andrew Limberg
July 16, 2020 - 9:47 am
A fundraiser is underway to support the family of a recently fallen firefighter.
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Medical Rescue Team South Authority ambulance
Medical Rescue Team South Authority
Andrew Limberg
July 15, 2020 - 11:35 am
A long-time EMT workers has lost his life after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
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Pittsburgh Fire Department Vehicles
City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire
Andrew Limberg
July 14, 2020 - 10:32 am
City officials have confirmed the sudden death of a City of Pittsburgh Firefighter.
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FILE - In this Friday Aug. 20, 2010 file photo, Dame Vera Lynn attends a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. in central London. The family of World War II forces sweetheart Vera Lynn says she has died. She was 103 it was reported on Thursday, June 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
Associated Press
June 18, 2020 - 7:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Dame Vera Lynn, the endearingly popular “Forces’ Sweetheart” who serenaded British troops abroad during World War II, has died at 103. During the war and long after, Lynn got crowds singing, smiling and crying with sentimental favorites such as “We’ll Meet Again,” and “The White...
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Herman Dupre
Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Paul Rasmussen
April 27, 2020 - 11:54 am
The man credited with building the Seven Springs ski area has died at 87.
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Ambridge Chief Mark Romutis  and Aliquippa Police Chief Robert Sealock
Beaver County 911
Andrew Limberg
April 13, 2020 - 10:02 am
Two local interim Police Chiefs died over the weekend.
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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Lyle Waggoner arrives at the "The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special" in Los Angeles. Waggoner, who played comic foil on the show, has died. He was 84. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
March 17, 2020 - 4:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lyle Waggoner, who used his good looks to comic effect on "The Carol Burnett Show," partnered with a superhero on "Wonder Woman" and was the first centerfold for Playgirl magazine died Tuesday. He was 84. Waggoner, who was battling cancer, died peacefully Tuesday at his Los...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 file photo, actor Max Von Sydow attends the Lumiere Award ceremony of the 7th Lumiere Festival in Lyon, central France. Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 90, it was reported on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. But it was his role as the devil-evicting priest in William Friedkin's controversial 1973 film "The Exorcist" that brought him to international attention. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani, File)
Associated Press
March 09, 2020 - 5:43 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Max von Sydow, the self-described “shy boy”-turned-actor known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman and later to moviegoers everywhere when he played the priest in the horror classic “The Exorcist,” has died. He was 90. His agent...
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 (L-R) Actor Janelle Monae, NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and actors Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer pose backstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.
(Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Associated Press
February 24, 2020 - 10:27 am
NASA says Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who worked on NASA’s early space missions and was portrayed in the film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering black female aerospace workers, has died.
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In this 1970s photo provided by Xerox PARC, Larry Tesler uses the Xerox Parc Alto early personal computer system. Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. (Xerox PARC via AP)
Associated Press
February 20, 2020 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Tesler, the Silicon Valley pioneer who created the now-ubiquitous computer concepts such as “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” has died. He was 74. He made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing." That meant a user wouldn'...
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