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“Pete (Pierre) and I were classmates at St. Elizabeth High School, 1960-64. If basketball had had 3-point shots in the day, Pete would have been king...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Alan Wade - Arlington, VA

“Praying for you always. ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Tutto, I hope you are "here, there, and everywhere." I miss you every day. May you rest in peace. ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Our high school math teacher, one of our favorites! What a unique man with a kind soul & wonderful personality. He taught us to ENJOY math...he...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Kathleen & Adam Beatty - PA

“Nick, so sorry to hear about Pete. He was a great teacher and coach. He made us champions. He was also a great friend. I will miss him. ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Linda Miller - Los Angeles, CA

“Wonderful memories of Pete and his family. In the 60's we played baseball together (briefly) and a lot of basketball in the late 60's early 70's. ...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: paul sandusky - connellsville, PA

“Many condolences Nick ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“I liked math in grade school. As a result of Mr Niesen's classes, I LOVED math in high school at SFA and ended up getting a math degree in college. I...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: BK Kosmach - Pittsburgh, PA

“I liked math in grade school. As a result of Mr Niesen's classes, I LOVED math in high school at SFA and ended up getting a math degree in college. I...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: BK Kosmach - Pittsburgh, PA

“I played many rounds of golf with Pete and had lots of laughs with him- To all his family and friend you are in our thoughts and prayers-may you rest...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Jim Avery - Pittsburgh, PA

“Mr. Niesen was not much older than we students at St. Francis when he began his long teaching career but he commanded our respect with a quiet...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Jane Davis - Pittsburgh, PA

“Mr. Niesen had a way of connecting with each and every one of his math students. My sisters spoke highly of him as students at SFA during the 70's. ...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Andy Kosmach - Ross Township, PA

“May the Angels lead you into Heaven. I will miss you dear friend.Pamela Connolly ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere sympathy to Mr. Niesen's family and friends. He was my math teacher at SFA and basketball coach. He was a respectful teacher to all and...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Maureen Mulligan - Bloomsburg, PA

“Nick, I don't know where to start, your dad and I met at Villanova. He was a great friend through those college years. I consider myself fortunate...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Walt Heldmann - Colorado Springs, CO

“Mr. Niesen was a great math teacher. Had in SFA in 1977 senior year for calculus. He broke up the monotony of solving those awful proofs with...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Linda (Kosmach) Hirsh - PA

“Many prayers and blessings are being sent for family and friends. ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Dawn Monaco Buffington - MO

“My condolences for your loss. I was a student at SFA in 1970's and he was my Algebra teacher. He was kind and a respected teacher. Prayers for your...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: susan sebastian - Brandon, FL

“NickYour dad was a very special part of my life. I mwt him in 1969 when we both atarted at St. Francis Academy; he as a brand new teacher and me as a...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy Bruce Olson - West Mifflib, PA


20 of 34 | Posted by: Frank Ragano - Tampa, FL

“Class act and a cool guy. Pete will always be remembered. North Catholic class of 95'. ”
21 of 34 | Posted by: Hoss

“He taught me so much as my homeroom teacher from 2000-2004. Not just in math but in life. He was always there and had such an amazing soul. I found a...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Malori Satariano - Pittsburgh, PA

“Mr. Niesen was my high school math teacher. May he Rest in Peace. ”
23 of 34 | Posted by: Cindy Keady - Bethel Park, PA

“Nick, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your dad taught me Algebra (well, tried to teach me!) at SFA in the 70's. He was so sweet, kind and...Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Babs Capezio-Adams - Cottonwood, AZ

“Mr. Niesen certainly got me through my math for college. He was an excellent teacher and role model at St. Francis. My prayers are with his family...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Sally Walsh - DALLAS, TX

“Rest In Peace Coach. Fond memories will last lifetimes in the hearts of your students and players. ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: Sandra Brandon - Pittsburgh, PA

“Nick:Pete was an amazing person. He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he has touched. I enjoyed all the times I have spent with him talking...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Vickie Karabasz - Pittsburgh, PA

“Nick:Pete was a amazing, caring person. I will also cherish the memories of all our times we all spent talking, having fish fries with the Atkins...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss. Pete was my basketball coach at St. Francis. More than being a great coach that to do this day I remember his advice both on...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Janet Attanucci - Cranberry, PA

“An amazing teacher, and not just if math, but of life! The world lost a great man. Love and thoughts for his family and friends. Forever true, Mr....Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Nikki Surmacy - student

“My sincerest condolences to the family. Pete was my algebra teacher and basketball coach at St. Francis Academy in the early 70's. He was much...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Regina Sebastian - Charlotte, NC

“Mr. Niesen definitely got me through algebra at St. Francis Academy. He was also the Basketball coach of the Ciscans during my time there. I was...Read More »
32 of 34 | Posted by: Wendy Hines Hayes - Pittsburgh, PA

“I was so saddened to hear of the tragic loss of your father. I was a student many years ago at Sacred Heart High School. Your father had a talent...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: Marylouise Turano - Pgh, PA

“Nicholas, your father taught me math at Sacred Heart High School and was my basketball coach. He was amazing and I am so sad to hear about this...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Vickie Guercio - Verona, PA


Age 71, of Dormont, suddenly Monday, December 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Denise L Niesen; son of the late Pierre C Niesen, Sr and Helen Monaco; loving father of Nick Niesen; brother of Susan Flynn; nephew of Rose Monaco. Service and interment will be at a later date. William Slater II Funeral Service (412-563-2800) 1650 Greentree Rd, Scott Twp.