OBITUARY

Edward R. Ehrhardt

April 17, 1952July 25, 2018

Edward R Ehrhardt, Jr of Hampton Township died July 25, 2018. He was born on April 17, 1952 in Pittsburgh. He is survived by his wife Celeste and children Brandon and Amanda. He was the son of Edward R. Ehrhardt, Sr and Caroline Ehrhardt. He graduated from North Allegheny High School and Grove City College and the Duquesne University School of Law. He was employed as an insurance adjuster, then worked for PHICO and Shadyside Hospital as a risk manager and hospital counsel. He worked for UPMC and was currently employed by the Mon Valley Unemployed Committee, where he enjoyed representing plaintiffs in their hearings pro bono. He was an active member of Parkwood Presbyterian Church and on the board of the Bread of Life Food Pantry. He was dedicated to many mission projects.

He was a lover of music, especially blues, an avid reader of nonfiction and mysteries, and a sports enthusiast, particularly baseball. He was a loving father, a caring husband, and a loyal friend who loved to help anyone he could.

He will be buried in Homewood Cemetery on July 27 and a funeral service will be held at Parkwood Presbyterian Church, 4289 Mount Royal Blvd, Allison Park, on Saturday, July 28, at 11:00 with visitation with the family at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to the Bread of Life Food Pantry or Parkwood Presbyterian. Arrangements entrusted to the Orion C. Pinkerton Funeral Home, Inc., 1014 California Ave., Avalon.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 28, 2018
REMEMBERING

Edward R. Ehrhardt

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Mary Carnes

July 28, 2018

Sorry for your loss. Whenever I called he was always there to help. If not I'd leave a message and he'd return my call. What a wonderful thoughtful man. He will be greatly missed.
Mary C.
Operator at Port Authority

Bob Haase

July 27, 2018

I had the absolute pleasure of knowing Ed from our days at North Allegheny High School (Class of 1970) until his recent passing. We reconnected just recently, and I will forever remember his positive outlook, charity, and ability to always have a kind and positive word towards anyone in any situation. He was truly inspirational to me. Rest in peace my friend.

Oren Spiegler

July 27, 2018

It is with shock and sadness that I read of the passing of Attorney Ehrhardt, a brilliant man. He appeared in proceedings before me countless times. Whether representing his employer or claimants, he was a fierce competitor: always prepared and able to offer the best legal backing one could hope to receive. Outside of the hearing setting, he was a warm, caring man. He leaves a legacy and shall be sorely missed by those who knew him. I hope his family will be comforted and blessed by the mark he left on the world. He left us too soon.

Gary Tabas

July 25, 2018

It was a pleasure to have cared for Ed over these past many years and to have been his colleague for many years before that. He was a special person and we always looked forward to seeing each other and catching up. There are naturally a few patients in one's practice that are particularly engaging and Ed was one of those. He will be missed, but my grief is eased by the knowledge that he led such a productive life. It was a privilege to have known him and I regret that I will not be able to attend his funeral as I will be out of town.
Gary Tabas, MD