Donald  Siegle

May 17, 1932 - February 13, 2020

Visitation: No Visitation

Service: Tuesday 10AM, Mass of Christian Burial, St. Sebastian Church, 311 Siebert Rd., Pgh, PA 15237


Donald J. Siegle
Pittsburgh, PA

Don Siegle graduated to the next world on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 8pm. He was 87 years old. He shared life with his wife and best friend, Mimi Catanese Siegle and their loving children, Christopher (Karen), Susan and Michael, and six grandchildren. Don was born in St. Francis Hospital in Lawrenceville, PA on May 17, 1932 to Elmer and Mary Siegle. Don attended St. Augustine Elementary School and finished grade school at St. Raphael. He attended high school at Central Catholic, class of 1950. Don won a scholarship from Heppenstall Company and graduated in Business from Penn State University in 1954. He received his Master’s degree in Hospital Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. Don entered the healthcare industry at Presbyterian University Hospital in Pittsburgh, then at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Parkersburg, WV. He returned to Pittsburgh in 1969 and rose to Executive Vice President of Hospital Shared Services, Amerinet and Hospital Council of Western PA. Don graduated to retirement in 1997 and started his own management consulting firm, Soaring Eagle Associates, where he wrote numerous books on Futures Management.
Throughout his professional life, Don received a plethora of awards. A few of his proudest were from The Pittsburgh Society of Association Executives, Amerinet, Brothers’ Brother Foundation, National Hospital Collection Association, Hospital Purchasing & Materials Management Association of Western PA and most importantly, the Outstanding Leadership Award from the employees of Hospital Council.
In addition to his parents and in-laws, he was preceded in death by his brother, Elmer Siegle on April 26, 2002.
Funeral Mass is scheduled at St. Sebastian Church on McKnight Road at 10:00 AM, Tuesday February 18th. Burial will be in the Northside Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum, Cemetery Lane in the North Hills.

He was a resident of Pittsburgh, PA from 1969 to 2015 and The Villages, FL, from 2015.

Don was passionate about helping so many in need around the world through his work with Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). In lieu of flowers, please direct all donations to BBF at http://bit.ly/BrothersBrother in his memory. Thank you!

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  • Claudette Catanese

    God bless you all and keep you in His care.

  • Jill and Eric Schulties

    We are so sorry for your loss. We have fond memories of him. He helped Eric In his early career. He will be missed by many.

  • John D. Laslavic, LPBC

    Don was not just the best in the world, he was the best for the world. He loved MImi and his family. He made everyone a better person and helped everyone he met by seeing the best in them and allowing them to dream big and achieve.

    Thank you Don for 18 years of leadership, guidance and friendship. You are a true success and earned it through talent and hard work.

    See you at the next stop. My GOD bless you and all your family.

  • RICHARD D CUSTER

    Susan, you and your family are in the hearts and minds of the Advanced Office Environments (AOE) family. Our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. We all offer our thoughts, prayers and well-wishes to help you through these challenging times. We have donated, in your father’s name, to the BrotherBrothers general fund.

  • Mary Ann and Dave Groutt

    We were so deeply saddened to learn of Don’s passing. He was a wonderful person, a great boss to me and a true friend. We are honored to have known him.

 

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