KWELLER: Sid Kweller, Artist, architect, interior designer, was the creative force behind the development of the Walnut Street retail district, as well as many large commercial projects. Sid and the late Lou Lucas started the Spearhead cabinet company the first of many successful endeavors.
Sid, a Captain in the 14th armored division D troop was awarded the Silver Star for his combat valor.
Sid is survived by his wife Dorothy, the loving mother of their late son, William Edward Tinker, Grandfather to Jennifer & Ben, Great Grandfather to Sydney and Justin, Great-Great-Grandfather to Jenna Rose Ellis. He was predeceased by 4 siblings: Clara, Hymie, Harry and Nathan. He is survived by his sister Millie. Loving nieces & nephews; Janet, Stanley, Sandra, Eileen, Larry, Amy, Cindy, Nancy, Steve, Yitzhak and the late Susan Roth and David Schreib. Sid graduated Schenley H.S. and attended Carnegie Tech. prior to the start of WWII. In recent years Sid revisited his passion for the fine arts. He started creating a series of old testament illustrations that depicted comical views, “The Dead Sea Scrawls”. He continued with paintings based on art history that including a green dog as a repetitive anchor and finally had shows in Pittsburgh as well as Florida, titled “Odd-U-Bon” that was bound into a book. A man larger than life Sid will be greatly missed by a worldwide array of family and friends. In his last words he was heard saying, “Did the Pirates win?” No visitation or service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 301 Grant St., Suite 900, Pgh., PA 15219 or to a charity of your choice. Professional Services trusted to D’Alessandro Funeral Home & Crematory Ltd, Lawrenceville.