L. Beinhauer & Son Co.
2630 West Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
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83, formerly of Gladden Heights, McDonald, PA, died Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Kindred Hospital, North Shore, Pittsburgh, PA, with his loving family by his side. Edward was the son of the late Charles and Margaret Allen of the South Side, and was married for 50 years to Frances (Serdi) Allen, who preceded him in death. Mr. Allen attended St. Cassimir's School on the South Side and was a graduate of the Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh. Upon graduation, he served in the Air Force where he obtained the rank of Lieutenant. Mr. Allen taught Junior High School science, chemistry, and biology for the Canon-McMillan School District in Cecil Township. He was very respected and admired by his fellow teachers and the many students he taught throughout his long career. He has a captivating way about holding the students' interest and keeping them engaged. Ed was very passionate and successful in his hobby of racing and breeding champion pigeons, which he won many races and awards. He was an outdoorsman, who loved hunting, fishing, and trapping, and was an exceptional beekeeper. He adored children, especially his daughter, Janice. Surviving is his cherished daughter, Janice (Lawrence) Watson of Mt. Lebanon, PA. Mr. Allen will be missed by those who have known him. He touched many hearts and lives. Funeral Services will be held in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 2:30 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to the BEINHAUERS, 412-531-4000. Please read and add tributes at:
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Mar. 3, 2014
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