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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

McKelvey, John Alan




John Alan McKelvey, age 73, of Pittsburgh passed suddenly on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. He is survived by his loving partner Shirley Moffat, his sons David and Matthew, his brother and sister, Charles McKelvey and Joyce Mull, his aunt Coralee Mason, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth and Joseph E. McKelvey. John was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi. John enjoyed a long career with D’Appolonia Engineering working in the field as a civil engineer. He spent much of his time devoted to his family. He believed in helping people above all, and for many years volunteered with the Mt. Lebanon Hockey Association as treasurer. He played baseball in his youth and even tried out for the Pirates. He passionately watched every type of sport you can imagine. He was also an annual patron to the Pittsburgh Symphony and loved the music of Rachmaninoff. Friends received 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022 and 10-11 a.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022 at BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC., 421 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont PA 15139. A service will take place Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with final resting place to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Penn Hills. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pittsburgh Symphony, 600 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.burket-truby.com