Alan Harvey Klein
March 23, 2018

Visitation Information

March 27 2018 - 12:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

Funeral Information

March 27 2018 - 1:00 pm
Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside 15232

KLEIN, ALAN HARVEY: Age 67, of O'Hara Township, died peacefully on March 23, 2018, after losing a nearly two year battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Paula Garrick Klein for 32 years; son of the late Claire H. and Seymour Klein; survived by his brother Evan (Mark Rippy), Vero Beach, Florida, and sister-in-law of Cynthia Garrick, Yakima, Washington. Alan co-founded Action Transit Enterprises, Inc. in 1976. He ran the family school bus contracting company as Vice President of Operations and later President until its sale in 2007. Alan was also President of ATE Industries, Inc. and ATE Motor Sales. Respected as an honest and fair businessman, Alan used his expertise in the school bus industry to provide advice and support for school districts as well as bus contractors. He was generous with both his time and his knowledge. Prior to and after the sale of Action Transit, Alan established himself as a reputable wholesale supplier of school vehicles. Alan was a past board member of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association and an active member of the Pennsylvania Bus Association. In addition, Alan was committed to Jewish causes. He was a past board member of Hebrew Institute and Jewish National Fund in Pittsburgh. Services at Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., 5509 Centre Avenue, Shadyside on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 1 PM.  Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon - 1 PM). Interment B'Nai Israel Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to Jewish National Fund, 60 Reserve Drive, Suite 725, Northbrook, IL 60062.


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Please accept our deepest sympathy to you and your family with the loss of Alan. May he Rest in Peace. Your loss leaves a heartache that no one can heal. Your love for them leaves a memory that no one can steal On behalf of all of us here at Smith Bus Company, we offer our thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family in this difficult time. May God Bless all of you, Randy Smith & the entire Smith Bus Co. Family

By Randy Smith - March 28, 2018