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William V. "Blackie" Black, Jr.

June 29, 1927 ~ June 8, 2017 (age 89)


Of Brookline, on Thursday, June 8, 2017.  Husband of the late Henrietta (Budzynski) and Jodie (Yuhas); father of Lynda (the late George) Liptak and William R. (Mary Marth) Black; grandfather of Christian and Monica Liptak; great-grandfather of Keira and Logan.

Friends and family will be received at Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home on Sunday, June 11, from 1 to 5 p.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Resurrection (Brookline).

Mr. Black was the last surviving driver for Pittsburgh Motorcoach/Pittsburgh Railways, which was the predecessor of the Pittsburgh Port Authority, where he retired from the Ross Division with 38 years of service.




 Service Information

June 11, 2017

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Frank F. DeBor Funeral Home, Inc.
1065 Brookline Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

Mass of Christian Burial
June 12, 2017

10:00 AM
Church of the Resurrection
1100 Creedmoor Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15226

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