"We believe surviving spouses and dependent children need an organization dedicated solely to their needs, concerns, and welfare.”

About the Chapter:

The Greater Pittsburgh Area Chapter of gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city is known for its many bridges, and is aptly nicknamed 'The city of Bridges'. Member's participate in a number of veterans activities, parades, POW/MIA Vigils, volunteers at the hospital and the National cemetery.


The chapter's regular meetings are held the first Saturday of each quarter of the year. The meetings are luncheon meetings at a restaurant in Macy's Department Store in the downtown area of Pittsburgh. (please call for time).

Contact the Chapter

Lela Matthews
3132 Avalon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-5721
412-681-9817; 412-527-2912 (cell)
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Loretta (Lorri) Spada
1461 Swantek Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15204-1521
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Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.

Gold Star Wives is a Congressionally Chartered non-profit service organization that is capable of providing services to the active duty and service-connected military surviving spouses.

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Birmingham, Alabama Office
P.O. Box 361986
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Gold Star Wives of America, Inc

Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)4 National Military Widow/Widowers Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. Donations are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes but may be deductible as trade or business expenses.

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