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Doris A. Sobehart

October 5, 1946 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 71)

Doris A. (Atmanchik) Sobehart, 71 of West Deer Township, died Tuesday May 29, 2018 at her home. She was born October 5, 1946 in Pittsburgh to the late John G. and Anna L. (McChesney) Atmanchik. Doris was a 1964 graduate of Sacred Heart High School, East Liberty and a 1968 graduate of Mt. Mercy College, Pittsburgh receiving her bachelor’s degree in music and primary education. Doris was a retired teacher, teaching over 20 years for Transfiguration R.C. School, Russellton, prior she taught music at Penn Hills and Pre-School at several other schools in the area. She was an active volunteer with the Nancy Heil Homeless Ministry for many years. She enjoyed listening to music, playing her piano, keeping in touch with her former students and especially spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 49 years Richard E. Sobehart, her children Jennifer A. (Dan) Maltese of West Deer and R. Jason (Jennifer) Sobehart of West Deer, her grandchildren Caroline, Sophia, Joshua and Gabriel Maltese and her sisters Mary Ann Weber of O’Hara Township and Denise Ann Jones of West Deer.

Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer, where parting prayers will be conducted Friday June 1, 2018, Catholic Funeral Mass will follow in St. Victor R.C. Church, Bairdford, West Deer at  10 AM. Private burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery O’Hara Township. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Nancy Heil, c/o Nancy Heil’s Homeless Ministries, 318 Third Street, Pittsburgh, Pa 15215.  View obituary online and leave condolences at

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Nancy Heil
C/O Nancy Heil’s Homeless Ministries - 318 Third Street, Pittsburgh PA 15215

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