Richard E.  Hartung

October 13, 1932 - April 10, 2020

Visitation: Due to the Corona Virus situation, services and interment are private. A Memorial Mass at Little Sisters of the Poor Chapel will be scheduled at a later date

Of the North Hills. Peacefully, on Friday April
10, 2020. Born October 13, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY.
Son of the late Joseph and Evelyn Hartung.
Beloved Husband of 65 years to Patricia A.
(Howe) Hartung
Dick moved from Brooklyn, NY to West View as a
teenager; and the nickname “Brooklyn” was
originated. He attended North Catholic High
School and was a member of the class of “1951”.
He served in the #511 Army Inf Division where he
was honorably discharged for his outstanding
military service as a paratrooper and lifeguard
during the Korean Conflict. He excelled at
Baseball and was invited to play in the minor
Brook married his high school sweetheart “Patty
Ann” in 1954 and started a family. He worked as
a bricklayer and constructing houses throughout
the North Hills. He further sold and developed
Residential, Commercial, and Multi-family
communities. He was the President of the
Builders Association and taught Commercial Real
Estate courses throughout the country.
Richard was a devout Catholic serving as a
Eucharistic Minister for many years and Grand
Knight of Knights of Columbus Bellevue Council
#752. He loved: the lord, his family, Pittsburgh
sports, a good laugh, golfing (achieved a hole
in one) and especially enjoyed watching his
grandchildren perform, entertain and play

He was the loving father of Joyce Mangis (Gerard
J.), Jon R. Hartung and Gregg P. Hartung (Mary
Kay); brother-in-law of Madelyn Pinkerton; proud
grandfather of Christopher, Alexandra, Erin,
Jeffrey, Emma, Grace, Patrick and Jon Ryan.

Due to the Corona Virus situation, services and
interment are private. A Memorial Mass will be
scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by
Gifts of remembrance can be directed to
the Little Sisters of the Poor Benton Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA

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  • Ron, Tom, Craig, Lynn Cully Venderley and Lisa Cully Kurchena

    We’re forever grateful for Brook Hartung as he and Pat introduced our parents, Red and Mary Ann at a Bell Telephone picnic at North Park’s lodge in the early 1950s. Red was a good friend of Brook and Mary Ann worked with Pat. Their Friendship lasted a lifetime.

    With Heartfelt Sympathy,

    The Cully family

  • Colleen Huber

    Dear Patty I just heard about Brook, I am so sorry for your loss. He is now with the Lord. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love Colleen ( Bea Howe’s daughter)

  • Gretchen Tripp DeLucia

    Dear Pat, our family lived right across Reis Run Rd. when i lived at home. You sold our first house to us in Gibsonia on Richland Rd. So sorry to hear of your loss, but rejoice to know he is with the Lord. May the Lord send his Comforter. Gretchen and Ralph DeLucia

  • Chris & Lou

    Sorry to hear ab Gerry a couple weeks ago and asked him to say hello to Dick for me.

  • Valerie Beam

    Love and condolences from the Association Jeanne Jugan (AJJ) of Little Sisters of the Poor.


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