Alan Harvey Klein

Alan Harvey Klein


KLEIN: Alan Harvey Klein, 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) of Vero Beach, Fla., and sister-in-law of Cynthia Garrick of Yakima, Wash. 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 1:00 PM. Visitation one hour prior to services (12 Noon – 1:00 PM). Interment B’nai Israel Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Jewish National Fund, 42 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021.

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