Ralph R. Alster

Ralph R. Alster, 72, of Mt. Lebanon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Ralph was the son of the late Wilbert and Grace Alster. He earned a degree in architecture from Carnegie Tech. He truly enjoyed his professional career. He designed St. Brendan Episcopal Church in Franklin Park and Carnegie Presbyterian Church in Carnegie. He renovated numerous other structures in Western Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Many people appreciated his design of the trolley stop at Station Square. He is survived by cousins, Edwin, Jr., Ronald, Robert, and Carole Lynne Alster and Margaret Horn. A memorial service will be held in Carnegie Presbyterian Church on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM. Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 is in charge of the arrangements.