Our Values

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  • Providing a natural and beautiful burial ground for all to visit
  • Respecting a family’s funeral and other end-of-life choices
  • Honoring the need for a “place” to remember loved ones
  • Protecting and restoring our environment
  • Our Mission is to provide ecologically friendly burial and to restore our 35-acre forest

Pete McQuillin – Cemetery Manager

As the manager of Penn Forest, Pete’s duties include operations management, cemetery development, forest restoration, finance, sales, and marketing of the cemetery. Prior to Penn Forest, Pete was the president and founder of Green Burial Pittsburgh, Inc., a 501-c-3 non-profit organization, which he and co-founder Nancy Chubb started in January 2008 because of their personal desire for green burials for themselves and others in western Pennsylvania. His for-profit background includes starting two new businesses for PPG Industries, Inc., several businesses for Menasha Corporation, Inc., and running his own export sales business.

Pete is currently vice president of the board of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Pennsylvania, and serves on the boards of the Kiwanis Club of Penn Hills and the Penn Hills Community Development Corporation. Pete previously served on the boards of the Spring Hill Civic League, the Pittsburgh Interfaith Impact Network, the Council on Realizing Excellence in Management, the Black and White Reunion and on church boards and committees. Pete has also done volunteer work for several other non-profit organizations.

No question is too big or too small, start by calling now at 412-265-4606 and ask to speak to Pete McQuillin, he’s more than happy to help you through this process.

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