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Gene Arthur Pasekoff died August 9, 2011 at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Pasekoff was born in 1933 in Wilkinsburg, attended Peabody High School, and earned his degree from the University of Pittsburgh, after serving in the United States Army. He taught science in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, including Oliver High School in the 1960s and continued his education, earning his Ph.D. in education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978. He married Doretta Brown on July 12, 1958 in Mt. Pleasant, PA. He moved into administration, becoming principal of Kittanning, Worthington and East Brady High Schools, all in the Armstrong School District. His interests included photography, woodworking, jewelry creation and writing. He developed his own film, printed his own pictures and built his own furniture. He is survived by his wife Doretta; and son David of Kittanning, PA; and daughter Dorene of Phoenixville, PA; as well as his sister Shirley and brother Ronald of Pittsburgh. He is preceded in death by his mother, father and brother Robert. Donations may be made in his memory to the Kittanning Free Library, 280 North Jefferson Street, Kittanning, PA 16201 or the Moraine Trails Counsel, attention Raymond Tennent, Boy Scouts of America, Butler, PA, 830 Morton Ave. Ext. Butler, PA 16001. Graveside service Friday, August 12, 2011 at 12 noon at Jefferson Memorial Cemetery, Pittsburgh. Arrangements by HEALY-HAHN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Send condolences at

Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2011
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