Donald Kilpela Obituary
 
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Donald Andrew Kilpela

September 30, 1948 - June 23, 2010
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Dr. Donald Andrew Kilpela Age 61 of Ross Township passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Dr. Kilpela was raised in Monessen, PA and attended The University of Pennsylvania and The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric training at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and enjoyed caring for and treating children for over 30 years through his pediatric practices in the North Hills and Cranberry (Pediatric Alliance Northland Division, formerly Northland Pediatrics). His passions were spending time with his family and friends especially through his avid love of all sports. Dr. Kilpela is survived by his...
Dr. Donald Andrew Kilpela

Age 61 of Ross Township passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Dr. Kilpela was raised in Monessen, PA and attended The University of Pennsylvania and The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric training at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and enjoyed caring for and treating children for over 30 years through his pediatric practices in the North Hills and Cranberry (Pediatric Alliance Northland Division, formerly Northland Pediatrics). His passions were spending time with his family and friends especially through his avid love of all sports. Dr. Kilpela is survived by his wife, Lorraine Yakimyshin Kilpela; three children Brian Kilpela (wife Janel Lenzner Kilpela), Kyra Kilpela, and Jason Kilpela (wife Jennifer Mandeville Kilpela); granddaughter Lydia Kilpela; brothers Edwin Kilpela and George Vlasic; and sister Evelyn Sessi. Dr. Kilpela is preceded in death by his mother Angela Kilpela and father Eino Kilpela. Don will be lovingly remembered by numerous friends and relatives. Friends will be received Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 pm and 6-9 pm at the H.P. Brandt Funeral Home, Inc, 1032 Perry Highway, Ross Twp 412-364-4444. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 28, 2010 at Berkeley Hills Lutheran Church (family requests everyone meet at church, 517 Sangree Road, Pittsburgh, PA). Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation (reference Dr. Donald Kilpela – Make-A-Wish Foundation, The Gulf Tower 707 Grant Street, 37th Floor Pittsburgh PA, 15219 www.wishgreaterpa.org). Condolences may be offered at www.brandtfuneralhome.com.

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