Allan J. "AJ" Donald

Allan J. “AJ” Donald, 82, died Monday, January 28, 2013 in St. Clair Hospital, Mount Lebanon. Born July 19, 1930 in Ridgewood, NJ, he was the son of the late Herbert Lee and Nina Jackson Donald. Husband of the late Joan Palmer Donald, he is survived by his son, Ted Donald (and wife Brenda Donald) of Peters Township; his daughter, Betsey Wells (and husband Tom Wells) of Greensboro, NC; grandchildren, Jason and Lauren Donald and Casey and Caroline Wells; and by his brother, Herbert Donald of Dunedin, FL.

Of McMurray, he retired as the Assistant Treasurer and General Credit Manager of Alcoa, working and residing in San Francisco, Atlanta, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York City, and Pittsburgh. A graduate of The University of North Carolina, he was an avid Tarheel fan, loved to travel and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and archaeology. A US Naval officer serving in the Korean Conflict, he was a member of the Duquesne Club, Pittsburgh; Ross Mountain Club, New Florence, PA; Oakmont Country Club, Pittsburgh; Longue Vue Country Club, Pittsburgh; Country Club of Darien in Connecticut; Waynesboro Country Club, Berwyn, PA; Kings Mill Country Club, Williamsburg, VA; and the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Mr. Donald was active in various masonic organizations including the Royal Order of Jesters, Syria Temple of the Shrine.

A private family service will take place in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 with the Rev. Cindy McClung officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center, 444 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1300, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1207 would be appreciated.