Howard W. Hanna, Jr.
On Saturday September 25, 2021 at 101 years of age and founder of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. Beloved husband of the late Anne Freyvogel Hanna; father of Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III (MaryAnne), Helen Hanna Casey (Stephen) and Annie Hanna Cestra (Dennis); grandfather of Annie Hanna Engel (Gus), Howard W. “Hoby” Hanna, IV (Stacey), Kelly Hanna Riley (Patrick), F. Duffy Hanna (Dana), Mollie Hanna Lang (Tom), Sarah Hanna White (Andrew), Dennis A. Cestra, Jr., Helen Freyvogel Cestra, Annie McTighe Cestra and the late Vincent de Paul Carson, also survived by 19 great grandchildren. Mr. Hanna was raised in Mt. Lebanon and raised his family in Shadyside in the "white house with the red door". He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard W. Hanna, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth (Kells) Hanna, his brother and sister-in-law, C. Robert and Tursabelle "Bea" Hanna. Friends will be received at John A. Freyvogel Sons, Inc. (freyvogelfuneralhome.com) 4900 Centre Avenue at Devonshire Street on Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-7p.m. Funeral Service Thursday at St. Paul Cathedral 10a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the Howard W. Hanna, Jr. Scholarship Fund at the University of Pittsburgh or to the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh (Hanna Home Ownership Fund) 332 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
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